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Drive into Berkley Plantation

Berkley Plantation was my second stop of the day. I should point out to anyone wanting to try this route themselves that the 1/2 mile ride into Berkley is TERRIBLE. You see the sign that asks you to enjoy yourself for the next 1/2 mile of authentic Colonial road and you get to try as hard as you can to keep the bike upright. That is one of the toughest roads I have ever ridden on.

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Sign from Hwy 5 (John Tyler Memorial Highway)

Sherwood Forest was the first plantation I visited today along Hwy 5. It holds a few distinctions, such as the only private residence having been owned by two unrelated presidents. William Henry Harrison inherited the property in 1790 and sold it in 1793 without having every lived in the house.

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