The Treasures From The past

riverratspaz(09LA)April 12, 2006

Well im finally posting some pics so you all can see what i have been talking about. Remember i was finding sidewalks, pots, teacups, ETC while we were doing some dirt work?

Well you all are in for a treat, here are some pics from me digging and the pot i found, also something i dug up, just to see what might have been on the property to contribute to all these finds.

Here goes Gerard

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highjack(z6 KY)

What great treasures you are finding! I hope you can use these great finds within your garden. What is the picture of the building - I can't enlarge it.


    Bookmark   April 12, 2006 at 6:03PM
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laurelin(z5a/4b Upstate NY)

Hmmm, all I've found is marbles, and a big patch of sand (our neighborhood was a golf course 75 years ago - I guess I bought one of the old sand traps). I saved the marbles (to make up for the ones I've lost while taking care of my family).


    Bookmark   April 19, 2006 at 7:46PM
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mizellie(z7 Al)

Laurel, you are funny..Maybe you found the ones I lost too!!! Ellie

    Bookmark   April 19, 2006 at 10:35PM
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numama(z7 AR)

Yeah, you can count on Ellie to bring a laugh! I think they were my marbles tho!

Gerard, I'm with Brooke on that photo....explain
The pot looks rather interesting, what do you know about it?

    Bookmark   April 19, 2006 at 10:42PM
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The photo is of an old sugar Mill, La Hermitage Sugar House.
This thing was massive, and there was a small line of houses also look here
If you want to look into the family search under Marius Pons Bringier
The pot i found while digging, some of you have to deal with rocks, and such, look what i find when i dig? I found some cups the other day, all broken, a 1929 penny, some ROME coin (havent IDed) a tax token, perfume bottle (in tack) baby doll leg(ceramic) spoons knives ETC, still looking and digging, supposidly it is rumored during the civil war, a slave very close to the family (family was creole) tore through the big house LA Hermitage(louisiana) and picked up all the jewelry, silver, and FINE items buried them in a trunk near the mill......AHHHHHHHHHHH WHERES THAT DANG TRUNK!!!!?????

Check out these other pics i found of the whole place!!!




    Bookmark   April 20, 2006 at 4:19PM
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highjack(z6 KY)

I love history and what great things you are uncovering. Beats my rocks and a Texaco sign.


    Bookmark   April 20, 2006 at 6:09PM
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