2016 Trip
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The Miss Beaufort mermaid. It was one of a series commissioned by Beaufort's Arts Council for Beaufort's Big Swim art project in 2006 and 2007.
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The restaurant was Plums and the food was delicious!
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It happened to be Mother's Day when your grandparents had supper their first day there. Here Grandpa Roy is enjoying what he said was the best corn bread he had ever eaten.
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Plums' chef, demanding but well liked, according to a waitress.
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Main entrance to the Parish Church St. Helena, "an Anglican congregation."
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The church graveyard. Many tombstones were used as operating tables during the Civil War.
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Brick sepulcher build for a doctor who feared being buried alive.
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His friends promised to place bread, water and an ax in the tomb to ensure his escape. But as your grandparents learned from a parish member, he was definitely dead when he was put inside.
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Another view of the graveyard and church.
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First Presbyterian Church
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There were wildlife and evidence of the marshes and swamps of the Lowcountry right across the parking lot from the Hampton Inn where your grandparents stayed.
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A beautifully composed shot by Grandma Bert.
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Looking toward town, across the marsh.
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A Great Egret.
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