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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Signs, Signs & A Good Fence @ Surrender Field

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The field where the surrender took place:
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And then a pretty little deer wandered out onto the field:
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17 comments:

  1. A real field full of history and the deer seems to appreciate its significance too, great set of images!

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  2. sweet little deer to lend a more peaceful, unwarlike feel. :) love those crookety fences!

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  3. The soldiers handsome outfits were so wasted on war-this is a nice memorial to them, and the deer adds a gentle touch to the history of the place.

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    1. oh i know, the uniforms are incredible!

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  4. I have always loved these type of fences. The deer seems to pause for a moment in recognition of the historical side of this piece of land.

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  5. Calling by from the Signs meme, an interesting post with lots of signs. :)

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  6. Thankfully the deer doesn't know what happened there. I would love to visit!

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  7. What a fine post for a 4th of July weekend. Lovely photos. That field looks like it hasn't changed much since 1781. Amazing.

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  8. Great piece of history that I would lvoe to visit one day. Virginia is going to be our first stop when the dh retires...so many of his ancestors lived there.

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  9. I wonder if the deer would have changed history. :-)

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  10. Great Yorktown signage & scenery! Love the doe, also!

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  11. It is always so much more interesting to see historical places much as they were instead of a plaque telling you what was there.

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  12. Nice fence and a beautiful field!

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  13. I love these types of fences. We have some here in Kentucky.

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  14. Real history there!

    The deer's just feeling at home.

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  15. i enjoy fencing like this - so perfect. it goes great with VA rolling hills & mountains. ( :

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