10/9/15

Georgetown

As news of the predicted flooding of Georgetown, I am reminded of a visit to that beautiful city a few months ago.

The hot and humid weather of June didn’t deter the enjoyment of exploring this seaport city.

Georgetown is the third oldest city in South Carolina.

Located on Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Black, Great Pee Dee, Waccamaw,  and Sampit rivers, Georgetown is the second largest seaport  in S.C.

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Above is one of the beautiful Plantations in the historic district. The Sanpit River runs along side the home.

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A beautiful stay at a bed and breakfast on Front Street in  Georgetown. and just a short walk to…………… everything.

The Keith House Inn…circa 1825.

 

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The veranda just outside the bedroom. It was too hot to sit our there too long. However, a cup of coffee in the morning on the veranda started the day for me.

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The breakfast room must have been a sunroom at one time. Lots of windows.

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I took this picture of a rainbow from the veranda one afternoon after a brief shower.

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The beautiful Harbor walk

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Ahoy Mate!

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Built circa 1740, some 40 years before the American Revolutionary War, Hopsewee Plantation was one of the South’s major rice plantations and the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr., one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Hopsewee is only a few miles from Georgetown along the North Santee River.

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Georgetown……..on my mind!

10/8/15

Happy Fall…2015

 

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Rain, winds, and floods…..oh my!

Fall 2015 will go down in the weather history books.

I was spared the devastation left by the flooding in my area. My heart goes out to those facing the aftermath of loss of property and / or loss of loved ones. 

Although the rain has stopped, flooding is still a threat, with dams breaking and roadways, bridges collapsing.

 

 

Fall has always been my favorite seasons. In light of the misery inflicted on others, I can not say Fall 2015 is my favorite season of 2015.

 

To lighten the mood of this blog, photos of my fall touches. A memorable fall for me. The first fall in the new house.

 

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