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Saturday, July 25, 2009

Shirley plantation

I hope everyone has a great week-end, as for me I am planning on picking blackberries with a friend and catch up on some reading.
Sort of a lazy few days.
I took the following pictures in the fall of the year at Shirley Plantation,    I thought the landscape was pretty and just wanted to share the photos.
Have a great week end.

The link if you would like to read more about Shirley.
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Decendants still live here today.   Some of the original buildings below.

Tool barn

Shirley Plantation Home  the oldest plantation in va. built in 1613 . 
 Inside is the only original flying staircase that is left in the country    Hill and Carter family info here.

Cotton Field, I picked a few cotton balls from here and planted them this year. They did come up.

View of home facing river

Shirly faces the James River

Chicken house

Artifacts found on property


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