Now I can tell you about the rest of Beaufort. On the first really chilly day in October, the town was unusually quiet, the sidewalks barely occupied. You can tell Beaufort is a gently touristy town, I guess in the summer. But not on this day.
I couldn't resist this spray of bold autumn color.
each one sports a bright plaque out front (can you see it by the front door?) telling its original family name and date. These homes are over 100 years old.
Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center, across the street from the Martime Museum. This facility, entirely manned by volunteers, does a bustling "business" in rebuilding wooden boats and watercraft of all sizes, usually for museums.
a yearly boat-building challenge. That would be exciting! It's nice to know that the wooden boat-building skills of centuries ago are not lost in our modern world.