Purple Martin Season has started

We built a new T-14 14-compartment martin house for this year. Sitting about 15 feet up on a 3 inch square aluminum pole with winch for maintenance, it looks very nice. All thats left now is to get it filled up with purple martins. Since we don't really have a established colony yet, we are depending on sub-adult martins to start building. They arrive a month or so later than the adults. We'll see what happens.

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Next to the house is a rack with a 24 gourd capacity. We currenlty have 12 gourds up. If the rack starts to fill up with martins, we can always add a few.

Saturday 3-19-2011 morning ride

Went to Cheraw to fetch a ST-Owners.com photo tag, then went to Cheraw State Park

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People were out in full force canoeing and fishing on the lake.

Continued heading down 52 into Society Hill for the next SC tag photo.

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This  grocery store belonged to Caleb and Hannah Coker, and which was started in 1828. It was called Coker & Rogers and sold groceries, work clothes, farm & garden equipment, hardware, paint, plumbing and electrical supplies – it was in continuous operation for more than 150 years before it closed. It is still sitting there, sign and all, on Hwy 15 going through Society Hill.