Thursday, April 9, 2009

Gathering Eggs!



Children who live in the Old Town neighborhood enjoyed "gathering eggs" last Saturday. The annual Easter Egg Hunt is held at Heritage Village, a park that features 19th Century structures amid a large grassy area. The park is located across from Sturdivant Hall Museum.

Hmmm...in the foreground I see something pink!
In the background, I see a refreshment table, and in between is a happy hunter!


Thanks to Jacque Johnson for sending this photograph.

15 comments:

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Thanks for the visit to Greensboro Daily Photo. Leanne's pottery is really amazing when you can hold it in your hands and appreciate the details.

As for the egg hunt picture, we missed a couple of big egg hunts and are so glad to see a picture of one at your site!!!

Kate said...

Ah, to be a child again!

Jim said...

that looks like a fun hunt. I hope he got the pink one.

Lessie said...

What a cute expression -- and I love seeing the "hiding" egg in the foreground. :)

B Squared said...

Looks like fun. Wish they had an adult hunt.

Lois said...

That is a great shot! I'm really looking forward to some serious egg hunting this weekend with my grandkids!

Anonymous said...

Across what street from Sturdevant? I grew up in that block on Mabry St. and don't remember any open area. (Though I haven't been back in 40 years.)
John S.

Rambling Round said...

Hi John.
Heritage Park is across McLeod Avenue from Sturdivant Hall. You can see a side view of Sturdivant in the background of this photo. The park is on the corner of Mabry and McLeod and behind what is known as the Gillis House.
Thanks for asking!

Anonymous said...

RR, Thanks. I'm trying to picture the block. It will come to me. Normally 50 years ago is easier than last week.
John S.

Rambling Round said...

John, McLeod Avenue is a fairly narrow street that dead ends before you get to Valley Creek (King and Young Street area) and also runs by the side of Byrd School, which faces Lapsley Street.

marley said...

What fun!

Anonymous said...

RR: All that i can picture well. Played basketball at Byrd School at an outdoor net where we had to be careful not to trip over the tree roots in the dirt court. Rode my bike out Mcleod to get to the creek where we always got soaked and had to dry off before going home so as not to get in trouble for "falling in". WE also used to sneak into the mansion to play when it was just a run down old house. I believe it was called the Gilman House back then. It's only that block across the street I can't visualise. Wasn't there a yellow brick house on the corner of Mabry?
John S.

Rambling Round said...

John, I don't know. I have only lived here for 30 years! I will have to take some photos of the area and put on this blog for you! It could be that whatever was located in Heritage Park is no longer there, or it might have been part of one of the other homes' yards. I will try to find out for you.

Jacob said...

One of the kids told me he wanted to catch the Easter bunny as then he could have all the eggs he wanted whenever he wanted.

Nah, I'm just kidding.

Looks like fun for all.

dot said...

Easter egg hunts are such fun!