Trips Back in Time Part Two– More Bath

As we follow the narrow paths through the village of path, covered with oyster shells to keep the paths from having ruts, bath10we walk over to the oldest house in the town, presently called the Palmer house (but it was originally owned by a family with a Huguenot name). This was at one time a guest house, which is one reason it is large and has four bedrooms upstairs….bath11bath12 Note the family graveyard in the foreground. bath13 Contrast the size of this house with a more typical two room cabin from the period…bath14 The Palmer house is an 18th century house but the next house we visited, the Bonner house is from the 19th century. Here is an 18th century gravestone for Mary Evans, who lived and died in the Palmer House….bath15

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