Stratford-txt Shakespeare's Birthplace

Photos Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Shopping Mall Elizabethan Style

It was late when we arrived, and it was cold, so not many people were out.

Shakespeare's Birthplace Visitor Center

We arrived late, after their closing time,
but the volunteers gave us a warm greeting with champaign
and strawberry shortcake.

No pictures inside, please!

The house and furnishings indicated that the Shakespeare family was somewhat affluent.
William was born in April 1564, and his father was a prominent and prosperous alderman.

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