Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday Fence-DeSoto National Memorial

Photo's taken at DeSoto National Memorial Park. The park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is 6 miles from my front door. the photos from the last few post, Down at the river were taken in the park. It is on the banks of the beautiful Manatee River and at the mouth of Tampa Bay.     JOIN THE FENCE FUN at Jan's Friday Fence

It is maintained by the Natl. Park Services and commemorates the 1539 landing of Hernando de Soto and the first extensive organized exploration by Europeans of what is now the southern United States (info from wikipedia )




Coming Soon! Behind the fence.............


                  Fear is the highest fence.
                       Dudley Nichols

17 comments:

SquirrelQueen said...

This is the kind of place I love to explore. The fence and shelters are very interesting, I'm looking forward to seeing more.

The Spanish moss hanging down from the trees is so pretty.

diane b said...

Can't wait to see what is behind the rustic timber fence.

Deb said...

now that is one cool fence..

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

that fence is lovely.
thanks for sharing these wonderful photos.

Judy said...

Very solid, with the double layer of boards!! Love the Spanish moss being the same colour as the boards, too!

TexWisGirl said...

a very unique fence! love the moss.

Jan n Jer said...

Wow what a cool place to explore. I love the rustic fences n that thatch roof hut is a real throw bacck to the past!!!Thanks for playing!

George said...

Thanks for telling us about this park -- I had not heard of it before. It looks like the type of place I would like to visit, and I look forward to your pictures of what's on the other side of the fence.

Pam said...

A nice place to visit.. I enjoy reading about old Florida and its history, thanks Sandra.

hugs,
Pam

Rose said...

I like that moss, too...it looks like a double walled fence!

Faye said...

What interesting construction. Do you know if there's a purpose for the tw-sided fencing, other than strength? I taught school in Clearwater for one year and enjoyed "ratting around" Tampa.

missing moments said...

So unusual! Looking forward to behind the fence!

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

I like the fence, it is so rustic

Ann said...

what a cool fence. From what you showed here I can't wait to see what's behind it

Kim, USA said...

Thank you for the information. Happy weekend!

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Roan said...

Now that's a cool fence. Love the addition of the spanish moss.

Kilauea Poetry said...

Only six miles from your place!! You are so lucky Sandra- absolutely lovely..the moss is cool and the quote couldn't be more true-