A beautifully dilapidated church where nature seems to be winning out. The brick and the worn entrance give this church some character.
Soppers Restaurant located in downtown Pilot Mountain. We enjoyed a pleasant evening of dining.
An antique cop car drives down the Main Street in downtown Mt. Airy. Mt. Airy is famous for filming the TV series, The Andy Griffith Show. The cop car is similar to the one from the show.
Snappy Lunch is located in downtown Mt. Airy. Ant’s father used to take him and his family to eat here after days of adventures. It was closed today but we wanted the picture of the sign anyways.
A painted building wall in downtown Mt. Airy depicting some of the historical places to see in town, along with what they are known for.
Old Pepsi signs on the side of a building in downtown Bryson City. These have been here quite some time and it seems nature may take over the space again.
The entrance to Sheena’s Restaurant. This place is easy pass by on the way out to the Pisgah National Forest. The view inside and out of this restaurant is amazing.
The town clock of Spartanburg located in Morgan Square with the flags waving behind it. Built in the late 1870s it was once part of the old Opera House located in the same square.
The fountain at Morgan Square in Spartanburg. A pretty little green space and water display for people to enjoy on their strolls.
A topiaries sculpted to look like King Kong, the yellow plane helps cement the affect. The S.C. Festival of Flowers occurs throughout the whole month of June in Greenwood.
The entrance to Howard’s On Main where we enjoyed lunch. The sandwich shop is on the corner off the main street in Greenwood.
Ivey creeps up the side of an old brick building. I especially like the contrast between the green organic leave of the ivy and the structure of the worn red brick.
The Rice Museum or Town Clock located on Front Street in Georgetown is missing its clock face currently. Georgetown used to produce almost half of the total rice crop for the US.
Archways underneath the house at Hampton Plantation. The home was built in the style of Georgian architecture with the raised basement running the full length of the home.
St. Philip’s steeple pokes out from downtown. This congregation was founded in 1680 and is the oldest Anglican congregation south of Virginia.
The wall at the front of Boone Hall Plantation. This brick wall has identical curves the entire length of the wall.
Fingerprints left in the handmade bricks in one of the original slave’s home. Boone Hall Plantation use to export bricks made by slaves. The person who made this brick has left their mark in this house for about 200 years.
The original slave quarters for the skilled and house slaves on Boone Hall Plantation. These small brick buildings generally housed 15 slaves at a time. This is the unfortunate truth about America’s history.
The back lawn of Boone Hall Plantation, with the flags raised. The oldest known date of existence for this property is 1681, near the time of incorporation for the town of Mt. Pleasant.
A beautiful alleyway in the historic downtown Aiken. The vines are growing in forming a living roof from building to building.
A large tomb located at the Chapel of Ease. Plantation owners would build chapels on their property because they were located so far from the churches on Beaufort.
The entrance to Taco Abajo. The door is street level, however as the sign indicates you walk downstairs below the building to enter the restaurant and enjoy the cool, eclectic, laid back atmosphere.
Strolling the squares in the cool pleasantness of evening. The lights of the squares make everything seem a little more mysterious and beautiful.
It was a pleasant walk this evening from dinner back to Jenny. We enjoyed seeing the moon out over the historic district.
The headquarters for those who put together one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the US.
The Mercer Williams House, now a museum, where the film, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” was set. The film was based off the book of the same name by John Berendt.
Ant heads up the stairs from the lower River Street in Savannah. He stopped and made a ‘model like’ pose for Freg. NICE Ant!
A memorial for all the World War II Veterans of Chatham County. Down on River Street a fitting tribute for those who served.
Some gentlemen engage in a game of giant chess set out in City Market Square. The visiter’s center holds the pieces but all are welcome to play. Ant and Carolyn observe from a park bench as Ant critiques the moves.
At a public park on St. Simons two old live oaks and their sprawling limbs provide plenty of shade and aesthetic beauty.