Loafer’s Bench lives on


Main Street resting place has seen four decades of Highlands history

The Loafer’s Bench outside of the former Stone Lantern property still serves as a popular resting place for visitors to Highlands, even after the business closed its doors earlier this year. Ralph deVille, Jim Bud Rogers (left) and Mike Thompson (right) built the bench more than 40 years ago.
The Loafer’s Bench is as enduring a landmark in Highlands as Sunset Rock, and will probably be a fixture along Main Street for as long as the mountain overlooking town. “Until the Apocalypse,” said…

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