Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Placque explains who conceived the Elizabethan Gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
There were many beautiful flowers already in bloom in the gardens. This brick trail began your grandparents' exploration of the Elizabethan Gardens. Photos of flowers that follow will have no comments attached to them. Just enjoy the colors.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandma Bert entering the gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
There actually were very few brick paths.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
A colorful fountain at the Elizabethan Gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Stone paths lead visitors everywhere to some beautiful displays.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Another meandering path.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Green houses for growing annuals to be set out in the gardens at the appropriate time of year.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth I, who reigned over Britain when the first English settlers arrived in North America on Roanoke Island.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandma Bert found this old section of wood to fit right in with the beauty of the gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Looking at the bay from the Elizabethan Gardens on Roanoke Island. The original settlers would not recognize the islands shores today.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Pan
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
There were hundreds of Camellias at the Elizabethan Gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
What a view!
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Hedges and building.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
The lower part of the text.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Sadly, glare prevented a single photo of this description of the statue of Virginia Dare in the gardens. In the next photo, the glare is in the upper part of the picture.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Simply gorgeous in the early spring.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandma Bert poses from the Elizabethan Gardens' gazebo.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandpa Roy poses from the Elizabethan Gardens' gazebo.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandpa Roy poses at a rear, locked gate to the Elizabethan Gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Beautiful photo by Grandma Bert.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandma Bert's close-up of the fountain.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Your beautiful Grandma Bert poses among the beauty of the Elizabethan Gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
They loaned the umbrealla to Grandma at the entrance to the gardens in hope it would prevent the rain from falling. It worked!
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandma Bert discovered this gnome in the Elizabethan Gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandpa Roy takes a break under the watchful eye of another gnome.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
This oak supposedly was growing here at the time the first English settlers arrived on Roanoke Island.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Another view of this ancient tree.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
And so your grandparents went in.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandpa Roy exploring the gardens.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Photo says it all.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Additional information about the gardens was difficult to read even when there.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Grandma Bert spies and photographs something interesting.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
All done!
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
A sculpture of what the artist thought Jane Dare would have looked like had she survived that first year after the settlers arrived at Roanoke Island.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Diana the huntress has lost her face.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Apollo.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Jupiter. Ruler of all the Gods.
Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens
Venus, it seems has lost her head.
Elizabethan Gardens