Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i | Date: 5/2/16 9:23 AM | Exposure: 1/125s | Aperture: ƒ/6.3
New Bern Bears
Lejeune Memorial Gardens commemorates heroes of all sorts, from the first black Montford Point Marines of World War II through 9/11 and the anti-terrorst efforts in the Middle East. This photo is of the Vietnam memorial, one of the largest in the U.S.
The trees formed canopies over the residential streets in old Georgetown, SC. The town has an oak tree that is 500 years old. It is listed with the American Forestry Associates as the state champion oak.
Hampton Plantation, south of Georgetown, once grew rice. Now it is a park with hiking trails, picnic tables and tours of the house. There is no furniture in the mansion. Rather, it is partly deconstructed in many rooms in order to reveal how they were built in the late 18th century.
Injured birds are cared for at the South Carolina Center for Birds of Prey. In addtion, visitors are treated to flight demonstrations by various birds: hawks, vultures, and owls. The birds have small telemetry devices attached to them so they can be tracked and recovered if they do not return after a flight.
The only tea plantation in North America. When the plants grow tall enough, the top leaves are cut off by a large skimming trimmer, then taken to the factory on the plantation for processing and drying.
Sepulcher built for a doctor who feared he would be buried alive. His friends provided bread, water and an ax so he could bust his way out. He didn't need them. He was dead. (The St. Helena Anglican Parish church in Beaufort, SC).