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
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!
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.
Representation of the places we have been so far as a Coastie Family!! ♥♥ Virginia, our first duty station, our first year of marriage and spending only 4mths of it together, getting our first baby Hazel and meeting some great coastie wives to whom I can still turn to today!! ♥
Monticello was the plantation of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the US, who, after inheriting a large amount of land from his father, started building Monticello in 1772 when he was 26 years old. Located near Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont region, the plantation was originally 5,000 acres, used for extensive cultivation of tobacco & mixed crops, with labor by slaves. The house, which Jefferson designed, was based on the neoclassical principles of the architect Andrea Palladio
"The Hermitage Plantation" -- [Famous plantation & estate of the Henry McAlpin family since 1819. Present mansion built 1830 - plantation settled 1783 & consists of over 400 acres along Savannah River front. It is probably the most famous & representative of an ante-bellum plantation in the South.]~[Photograph courtesy of royal_sports_club - October 23 2008]'h4d-133.2012'