The Grounds near the House
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Trail to the gardens behind the mansion.
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View of the Washington Oak from inside the mansion.
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The Kitchen House, separateved from the mansion because they so frequently caught fire.
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Daphne was a cook. She appears to have lived in the kitchen.
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The Washington Oak. So called because George Washington stayed at the Hampton Plantation during his trip through the South in 1791. The owner told Washington it was intend to cut down the tree because it spoiled the view. Washington opined he thought it was a beautiful tree and should stay, which it did, of course.
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Alston Chimney. All that remains of a house built by a married couple, the children of former slaves, Prince and Sue Alston.
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Slave quarters were built in this area of the plantation.
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This path leads to the foundation of slave quarters that is being excavated slowly.
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The foundation undergoing excavation.
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