Friday, December 9, 2011

Photos of White Point Gardens, Charleston, South Carolina

My two part trip this week has brought me back to Charleston. I spent some time at White Point Gardens since I wrote an entry about it a few months ago. It was quite lovely even on a day in early December.

View of the walk along the Battery. Photo 2011, by Lewis
Powell IV, all rights reserved.
A barge passes by the Battery. Photo 2011, by Lewis Powell
IV, all rights reserved.
Houses overlooking the gardens. Photo 2011, by Lewis Powell
IV, all rights reserved.
Artillery pieces like this mortar line White Point Gardens as a
reminder of the Battery's martial function. Photo 2011, by Lewis
Powell IV, all rights reserved.
More of the heavy guns lining the gardens. Photo 2011, by Lewis
Powell IV, all rights reserved.
The stone marking the spot of Stede Bonnet's execution. Photo 2011,
by Lewis Powell IV, all rights reserved.
The inscription on the Stede Bonnet marker. Photo 2011, by Lewis
Powell IV, all rights reserved.
A whimsical sculpture greets visitors entering the
gardens. Photo 2011, by Lewis Powell IV, all rights
reserved.
Looking towards the bandstand under the mighty oaks. Photo 2011,
by Lewis Powell IV, all rights reserved.
The sun filters through the trees. Photo 2011, by Lewis Powell
IV, all rights reserved.
The Fort Sumter defenders monument with a sailboat passing
by. Photo 2011, by Lewis Powell IV, all rights reserved.
Monument to the Confederate defenders
of Fort Sumter. Photo 2011, by Lewis Powell
IV, all rights reserved.

1 comment:

  1. I love your Charleston posts as it seems like one of the most storied and beautiful cities in America.

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