The Antique Adventures group kicked off their annual season with private tours of two James River homes; Berkeley Plantation and Shirley Plantation. While at Berkeley they were informed by a docent the importance the area had during the Civil War when "Taps" was written by a Union soldier camped at the site. Following a tour through Shirley Plantation the "adventurers" learned that this historical home boasts that members of the same family, Hill-Carter, have lived in the home for four centuries. Between visits the women enjoyed a box lunch.
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