Tuesday, March 02, 2010
Many have Walked Here
This cairn was installed on the Squaw Rock peninsula in 1895 to commemorate the landing of Captain Myles Standish and his men in 1621. They were guided by native, Squanto, for whom Squantum got it's name. Squanto is said to have saved the Pilgrims from starvation during their 2nd winter in Plymouth. The cairn is made from local beach rocks and Quincy granite.
March has proven to be a fickle month so far. This pre-school play area illustrates it well.
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.