Sunnyside Plantation, Newsoms, Virginia... this is where my grandfather W.H. Musgrave grew up, with his Aunt Lula Pope... my last visit was about 30 years ago... @Lucy Bonner Lucy Bonner, Lula Pope, Aunts Lula, Kemp Bonner, Historical Virginia, Musgraves Grew, Lucy Kemp, Antebellum Architecture, American Places
Shirley Plantation is located in Charles City, Virginia, which is between Richmond and Williamsburg. Established in 1613, Shirley Plantation is the oldest plantation in Virginia. The home and plantation has been operated by and lived in by 11 generations of the same family.
Shirley Plantation on the James River in Charles City Co., Virginia is the oldest active plantation in Virginia & is one of the oldest family-owned businesses in North America, dating back to 1614 with operations starting in 1638. The three story "Great House" is constructed in the Georgian style with red brick walls & white trim boards on a square foundation. The house has been occupied by the Hill Carter family since 1738 & has housed 8 generations
Va..Berkeley Plantation..Ben Harrison IV built Berkeley in 1726 - his son Ben signed the Dec of Independence. on 12/4/1619, a year b4 the Pilgrims saw Plymouth Rock, English settlers stepped ashore here and founded Berkeley Hundred and Plantation. They required that the day of arrival would be a yearly Thanksgiving day! The Harrison family bought the plantation in 1691 and opened the first commercial shipyard in the US in 1695! W. Henry Harrison was born here and elected Pres of US!
I have a slight obsession -ok, not just slight - with stationary. Saw a post about this company at the National Stationary Show (I know, roll your eyes - but you are jealous aren't you). LOVE these cards!!! Wish it were my bday soon - they'd be the top of the list!