Tuesday, April 08, 2008

The Stone Library

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The impressive Stone Library, built in 1870, was built to house the books of President John Quincy Adams. It is believed to be the first Presidential library, containing more than 14,000 historic volumes. The library is located on the grounds of the Adams Mansion and is part of the Adams National Historic Site.

6 comments:

George Townboy said...

Awesome photo!! I didn't know about this library ... the things I learn on your blog!!

magiceye said...

wow impressive indeed!

Nathalie said...

I never would have thought of this little house as a library. What a gorgeous photo !

Cowbark said...

Love this photo!

marley said...

Excellent reflection photo :)

• Eliane • said...

I'm with Marley on this one: love the reflection of that little house.