12/13/05
Strawberry Banks Motor Inn
Hampton, VA 23363



12/13/05
THEN: NOW:
 
   
11/07/03  

The Hygeia was owned by Harrison Phoebus, a carpetbagger who, with his lovely wife Roselyn,
came to Hampton as a businessman.  His home was called Strawberry Banks and the manor house
was called Roselyn Manor.  The manor house still stood in the 1960s but was finally destroyed
by fire in the late 1970s. 

Bill Ferguson, Ferguson Corp, bought the land and built the Strawberry Banks Motel on the water there. 
The loss of the house was during Bill Ferguson's ownership.
  Hampton University has since bought
the motel and uses it as an honors dorm.  HU bought the property from Ferguson's estate. 

- Kathy Pilgrim Clark ('63) of VA - 12/11/05
Thanks, Kathy!


Strawberry Fields Forever

- John Lennon, 1966
 

Let me take you down, 'cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real, and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.

Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.
It's getting hard to be someone but it all works out, it doesn't matter much to me.
Let me take you down, 'cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real, and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.

No one I think is in my tree, I mean it must be high or low.
That is you can't you know tune in but it's all right, that is I think it's not too bad.

Let me take you down, 'cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real, and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.

Always, no sometimes, think it's me, but you know I know when it's a dream.
I think I know I mean a "Yes" but it's all wrong, that is I think I disagree.

Let me take you down, 'cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields.
Nothing is real, and nothing to get hungabout.
Strawberry Fields forever.
Strawberry Fields forever.
Strawberry Fields forever.


(This page created on 12/13/05.)


"Strawberry Fields Forever" midi courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/2729/index2.html
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 12/14/05
Thanks, Dave!

"Strawberry Fields Forever" midi courtesy of http://www.delta.ro/beatles/lyrics/pstrawber.html
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 12/14/05
Thanks again, Dave!

Strawberry Sketch (Artist Unknown) courtesy of http://www.jamm.com/strawberry/sketches.html - 12/13/05

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