Friday, November 22, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Fig Island shell rings

A group of shell rings - ring-shaped shell middens which are up to 6 meters high. The largest ring has a diameter of some...

Hampton Plantation

Historic plantation house which was built in 1735-1790 (or 1791). This wooden house is designed in Georgian style. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.2012 N 79.4346 W Categories: Palaces, country...

Millford Plantation

Magnificent plantation house in the Greek Revival style. It was constructed in 1839-1841 by the Manning family, one of the largest slaveholders of the...

Beaufort Historic District

In this town have been preserved several neighborhoods with numerous magnificent homes and gardens from the 19th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.43079 N 80.6712 W Categories: Cities and...

Brookgreen Gardens

The first formal sculpture garden in the USA, developed by the famed sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington in the 1930ies. The beautiful park is adorned...

Drayton Hall

The oldest unrestored plantation house in the United States. It as built sometimes around 1738 in the Palladian style. Now it serves as a...

Aiken-Rhett House

Historical city house, which was built in 1820 by the merchant John Robinson, one of the best-preserved townhouse complexes in the United States. It...

Avenue of Oaks, Boone Hall

Outstanding avenue of enormous oaks. Avenue is more than one kilometer long and leads towards one of the oldest plantations in the United States...

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

One of the oldest existing plantations in the United States, founded in 1681. The stately plantation house was built in 1935-1936 in a Colonial...

Auldbrass Plantation

Historical plantation at Combahee River. The main complex of buildings was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940-1951. The original architecture has been well...