Monday, September 4, 2017

A Day Trip

Today we packed a picnic and took a drive to see this grand old lady.
Benvenue was built in 1844 and remodeled in 1889.
She's a Victorian beauty!
The plantation (house grounds) include a kitchen, a one room school room, smokehouses, a former post office, and several other outbuildings including a green house.

She's privately owned -- luck family.
I should have baked a cake to take and been brave enough to knock on the door.


  1. Beautiful, I love to visit places like that. :)

    1. Me, too! I love history in general.
      If you ever come to the coast of North Carolina there are several places I'll gladly take you to see.


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