Thursday, January 21, 2010
Thursday is "This Old House Day"
I thought I'd depart with the usual Thursday post and show you some newer housing like these Marina Bay townhouses located in an isolated section of the Squantum peninsula.
The first Harvard Aero Meet took place here in 1910 when it was the Dennison Airport. During World War I the area was occupied by the Victory Shipyard, a satellite of the Fore River Shipyard. The Victory Shipyard completed a vessel in 45 days and set a world record for fastest construction of a ship. Marina Bay is also the site of the old Squantum Naval Air Station, the first Reserve Naval Air Station in the country, established in 1941 by Admiral Bird when he was just a Lieutenant. In the 1950's, Marina Bay was home to the blimps.
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.