Monday, June 9, 2014

My School Year Summary 2013-2014 11 of 11

                                                                    Bridges In S.C.

         Another beautiful day in S.C. spent with our friend the Andersons, exploring the nature that God has made. We started our day at The Campbell's  Covered  Bridge in Landrum S.C, that was built in 1909, this bridge is the only remaining covered bridge in S.C.
Later that day we also went to Poinsett Bridge just outside of Tigerville S.C. this old stone bridge is one of the oldest extant bridges in S.C, the bridge includes a 14-foot Gothic arch and stretches 130 feet over  Little Gap Creek. We picked up a hiking trail, we saw many  wild  flowers, I even saw this awesome lizard that changed colors to fit its surroundings, we came out just above the stone bridge at Camp Old Indian.
Being the end of my summary of SC I want to give a special thank you to my big Brother Brian & my sister-in-law Shannon and our very good friends the Andersons for our wonderful adventures :)
Thank You

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

My School Year Summary 2013-2014 10 of 11

                                                     S.C. Botanical Gardens
                      While in S.C. we also were able to get to the Botanical Garden, enjoying a spring day with our fiends the Anderson's, the Camellia trail was all in bloom with spectacular color, my friend Sierra and I picked a few flowers for our moms, we put a Camellia in the snowball flower that we picked along an earlier path. the Emerald Snow shrub smelt so sweet all in bloom, the pond with the man made island was full of turtles sunning by the water edge.  The blooming Dogwood trees were stunning . We were a bit  disappointed that the hunters camp was under construction so we were not able to tour it.
Peters Rabbits Garden
I took this picture for my Aunt Jen, who is very special to me <3, we share the same love for Beatrix Potter and here in S.C. Botanical Gardens they have their very own Peter Rabbit Garden :) and hear I am enjoying it ;)
Love you <3

My School Year Summary 2013-2014 9 of 11

                                                                  The Woodburn Plantation house

                       We also visited another plantation know as the Woodburn Plantation, in it's day it was a very large horse plantation, while walking the grounds, that have grown up leaving bits of history with its stone walls, mounting blocks, slave quarters and the carriage house. There was a small slave quarters home , not far from the main house that Jane Edra Harris Hunter was born raised and educated in. For Master Smythe  had hired a tudor for Jane and many other black and white children from Woodburn and other neighboring plantations. Jane went on to become a nurse and founded the Phyllis Wheatley Association, an organization formed to help working girls. The main house we were not allowed to take pictures of the inside, but on one of the grand porches stood a long long board, held up only by the ends, no support in the middle what so ever the guide said it was the courting bench, the first date the boy would sit on one end and the girl on the other end and each date they would move down one space at a time until they would slide in to each other and they could steel a kiss.