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Re: England's Thames Path: Kew Palace

DrFumblefinger ·
Fascinating stop! As I seem to recall, George was one of your ancestors? Do I remember this correctly?
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Re: England's Thames Path: Kew Palace

PortMoresby ·
"...George was one of your ancestors?" No, though no doubt related somehow. But he is a favorite, seems kinder & more interesting than most of them.
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Re: Strictly for the Birds...

Paul Heymont ·
While searching for some other photos, I came across these two that might have joined the birds above. One is a scene of well-mannered pigeons on a rail at the Musee Rodin in Paris, perhaps waiting their turn to annoy diners in the garden cafe; the other is yet another of those ironic meetings of statue-fied dignity with feathered pit stop...
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Maymont Mansion, Richmond, Virginia (Where Gumbo was #366)

George G. ·
Gumbo was visiting home of James and Sallie Dooley, known as Maymont. The mansion is located at 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, Virginia.
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Sept. 5, 2016: Gaspesian British Heritage Village

vivie ·
Vivie stops at the Gaspesian British Heritage Village and shares the houses and antiques there that take us on a journey down memory lane.
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England’s Thames Path: Richmond to Kew

PortMoresby ·
Onward for a 3rd day of walking along the Thames Path, PortMoresby is astonished to stumble into a remnant of historic Richmond Palace.
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England's Thames Path: Kew Palace

PortMoresby ·
On the final day of this walk along the River Thames, PortMoresby pays a visit to Kew Palace, one of a number of fascinating attractions located within the Royal Botanic Gardens, just outside central London.
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England's Thames Path: Ham House & Garden

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby's walk along the Thames Path continues with a visit to one of the "most complete survivals of 17th century fashion and power."
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Agecroft Hall and Gardens, Virginia

George G. ·
George G shares a visit to beautiful Ashcroft Hall, a Tudor manor house which is more than 500 years old. It was built in England, purchased by an American, disassembled and later reconstructed in Virginia.
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Re: Sept. 5, 2016: Gaspesian British Heritage Village

Travel Rob ·
Spectacular photos Vivie! I'd love to there next visit
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Re: England’s Thames Path: Richmond to Kew

DrFumblefinger ·
I'm enjoying this stroll along the Thames with you. A pleasant walk in a beautiful place has become my favorite pass time, and I've got to do this walk down the Thames sometime soon. Thanks, PortMoresby!
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Re: England’s Thames Path: Richmond to Kew

PortMoresby ·
My pleasure, DrF.
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Re: England's Thames Path: Ham House & Garden

DrFumblefinger ·
What a great place! You've convinced me to do one of these River walks. Better on the knees and so very interesting in so many ways!
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Re: England's Thames Path: Ham House & Garden

PortMoresby ·
Just wait till next week when PortMoresby stumbles upon (drum roll) a famous Tudor palace she was sure no longer existed!
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Re: England's Thames Path: Ham House & Garden

GarryRF ·
Great collection of photos. A window on the past. Love your walks !
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Re: Agecroft Hall and Gardens, Virginia

Professorabe ·
A remarkable story!
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The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar, Richmond

George G. ·
Gumbo was visiting the American Civil War Museum in Richmond's old Tredegar factories, places where many of the supplies and weapons used by the confederacy were manufactured.
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Confederate Memorial Chapel, Richmond, Virginia

George G. ·
George G visits a historic Memorial Chapel in the state capital of Virginia, Richmond.
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits Richmond's wonderful Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Strictly for the Birds...

Paul Heymont ·
I’m sure there must be some place without birds, but I haven’t been there. And everywhere I have been, the birds have caught my attention....
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