About 15 miles northwest of Charleston South Carolina, along the Ashley River, is a plantation called Middleton Place. This is a National Historic Landmark, home to the oldest landscaped gardens in America, scenic lakes, old buildings and wildlife.
This is an old rice mill on one of the lakes. The lake is surrounded by manicured lawns and trees covered with moss. Walking around the lake you will encounter herons, swans and watch out for the alligators!
This is a very scenic place with an attached inn and restaurants on the grounds.
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