At A Rice Field Dike, Great Egret

At A Rice Field Dike, Great Egret

On the far side of this dike is the Ashley River. Water flows back and forth using the same old style trunks from the mid 1600’s.

At A Rice Field Dike, Great Egret
At A Rice Field Dike, Great Egret

The flowing water also means fish come and go. Egrets have been here for just as long as the trunk systems, and the fish.

At A Rice Field Dike, Great Egret
At A Rice Field Dike, Great Egret

Taken at the back end of Magnolia Plantation, built in 1676.

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