A canal cut from Haven Lake ran back out to the highway.
How idyllic a scene is this? Screened gazebo, canoe, and pier, all set for
relaxing outdoor living. Sweet!
Haven Lake is actually a mill pond formed by an antiquated dam that holds back the source of the Mispillion River. Delaware is peppered with lakes and ponds that are popular fishing destinations. All are under the management of the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife. You’re likely to catch bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, and perch if that‘s your game, but I was just looking to paddle the 83 acre lake. It offered a couple hours of paddling around the 3.4 mile lake.
American Holly can be found almost anywhere in Delaware,
right to the water's edge.
Living lawn ornaments.
A beautiful house adorned with decorative woodwork common
to a style of church architecture called Carpenter Gothic, or
(With good reason, many people are interested in the beauty and history of the Chesapeake Bay region. If you have an interest in reading the cruise posts, check the blog archives for 2011.)