Toured Old City Cemetery

Saturday, we continued our recent pattern of photography excursions about the city. We decided to check out an old cemetery in our area. I had heard a lot about its beauty. Many wedding and engagement photo shoots take place here!

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We drove there, and realized that the still functioning cemetery was set up much like an outdoor museum. The old houses were set up with window displays, and a voice box you could push for information. Of course, we pushed the button, to subsequently be entertained by an educational speech using older English colloquialisms!

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As soon as we arrived darker storm clouds began to creep in, and the thunder roared in warning. The wind wasn’t blowing in strong yet, so we decided to venture around.

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We walked around maybe a 1/3 of the property overall. We explored where there are many grave stones of soldiers from the Civil War.

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One of the funniest moments was when I realized my poor pink Vibrams had become attached to yucky pink gum :/. It’s okay. Husband was quick to the rescue with his ever handy pocket knife to scrape most of it away.

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There was also a butterfly garden with a lotus pond where we spent most of our time. At that point I just enjoyed watching the husband look like a frog as he attempted to capture the image of a hidden frog in the rocks around the small pond.

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We definitely enjoyed our time and hope to return. There is a rose garden filled with many antique roses that we missed somehow.

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