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The King's Chapel on Tremont Street in Boston was built in 1752 using granite boulders dug up in Quincy. This classic building was no easy feat for the early colonists, numbering fewer than 1,000 in the little village of Braintree 8 miles to the south. Their tools were crude; their ingenuity astounding.
Oxen and carts were used to move tons of the quarried grey stone to this site. When completed it was the wonder of the country. People still come from a distance to admire this great structure.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.