Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Swamp Photos - Magnolia Gardens

Welcome to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry, and the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1872 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. So join us here at Magnolia Plantation to experience the beauty of its gardens and its rich history today.

Read more about this wonderful gardens here


Anna said...

Susanne these are very beautiful shots, wow what a difference. I already love your new place too. Thanks for sharing your new adventures with us. Anna :)

Titania Starlight said...

Wow! You have found a new enchanting place to live. You are blessed indeed.
Looking forward to seeing more photos from your new adventures. :o)

Susanne49 said...

Thank you Anna,

also for this nice comment. Yes, Charleston has his own charm and a lot of history. I LOVE this place!

Susanne49 said...

Hi Titania,

Thanks for coming back to my blog and for your nice comment. It's nice to have so loyal friends.

Bob Johnson said...

Cool place you must be very happy, very cool photos!!

Susanne49 said...

Thank you Bob,

for this comment, yes it is a amazing and very exiting place, this Charleston. I am happy, yes!

Nice to see you back on my blog.

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

Wow, it's good to see u back. What magnificent pictures. There is so much happening in these photos, colors, shadows, shapes, beautiful. Can't wait to see more.

Susanne49 said...

Hi Michele,
thank you so much for writing a comment on my blog. I wish for you to get well very soon!

Anonymous said...

Hi Susanne,

I just learned you are now in Charleston, and see what I found this morning in the Belgian newspaper:

The mayor of Charleston hit the news in Belgium :-)

Have a great day !!!


Susanne49 said...

Hi Luke,

thanks for that long link and the interesting text - if I could understand every word..! I need a translator...:-)

Taylor R said...

I love them! This is my favorite garden and I am lucky it is right down the street from me! Great job, you really captured the beauty.

Susanne49 said...

Hi Taylor,

very nice to see you here and thanks for your kind comment. It would be nice to see you come back any time!

Mike said...

These are just beautiful pictures. I love them.

Sorry I can't visit more but I use a dial-up modem. Most photo blogs don't load for me that well.

Susanne49 said...

Hi Mike,

Thanks for this nice comment. It's pity that you cannot download the "good stuff" fast enough. Maybe one day...right? Thanks anyway!

Carole said...

Great shots. lovely colours, reflections and good composition

Carole said...

good composition, colours and reflections. Very nice

Susanne49 said...

Thank you so much, Carole,

for your two comments. I'm happy that you like these pictures so much!


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