Thursday, March 18, 2010
Thursday is "This Old House Day"
This 1797 colonial is one of the oldest houses I have posted. I captured this fine Federal style residence on East Squantum Street about a month ago. East Squantum Street was a former Indian trail which became a public highway in 1646.
In spite of a damaging fire in 1983, it has retained its architectural integrity. It has the traditional five bay facade with a central entrance topped with an arched pediment and framed with sidelights to the floor. This door could well have replaced an earlier simpler door. The windows of the second floor are set close to the eaves, indicating an early 19th century date.
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.