|click to enlarge to see button holes|
We were told this is called a "dog tent" and they borrowed the idea from Napoleon's army. Enlarge to see the buttons.
Each soldier carried one half folded and in his back pack. It could be buttoned together to form a tent for two or a lean-to for one...
They used sticks to hold it up in the middle, and carried cord to use if there were no sticks.
The trees at Gamble mansion or 40 to 150 years old.
There may be a few that were there during The War Between The States.
|X marks our SUV in the parking lot|
I never had an allergy in my life until I was just over 60 years old. so what is up with that? now pollen and perfume are my enemy. The month of March is Bob's month to be sick all month with allergies.
|These very old oaks are a common sight here|