Our Tuesday was pretty packed! We spent quite a bit of time in the van traveling. I spent quite a bit of time driving :) It was brutally hot, so time in the van with air conditioning was not altogether a bad thing. With so much time in the car, I had less opportunities to take random pictures. Here is a small sampling of the fun that was to be had on Tuesday...
Lindsey and Calleigh sitting on the bank of Bath Creek in front of the Bonner House.
I briefly mentioned in another post that Bath is famous for being the home of the notorious pirate Blackbeard. This historical marker is placed just down the street from the Bonner House. I, for some unknown reason, kept getting poor Blackbeard's name wrong and called him Blackbird on more than one occasion, all to the hysterical delight of my traveling companions :) They finally said that Blackbird must be Blackbeard's lesser known brother. Whatever!
A small section of a house we toured was dedicated to Blackbeard. The sketch of the pirate was decked out with a plastic sword which the kids found irresistible. Elizabeth somehow managed to incur the wrath of Lindsey and Riley (maybe one of them was "Blackbird" LOL). She also was the one who had to try and put the sword back where it belonged. Most of the items in the gift shop had to deal with pirates. Colin bought a Pirate Code of Ethics printed on parchment paper. We brought our Captain Jack loving Aly home some shillings and a Pirate Treasure map. Interesting note, Blackbeard's treasure was never found. Dan said that might be our next field trip :)
No, Skyeler is not paying homage to some historical marker at the battleground. I mentioned it was brutally hot on Tuesday, even in the late afternoon. Skyeler thought the stone felt cool on her hot head :)