Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The Ideal American Lighthouse
Boston Light is located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor and is the site of the first lighthouse in North America, which was destroyed by the British as they were leaving Boston in 1776. The tower was rebuilt a few years later and is made up of rubble stone, granite and brick. It gets its electricity from Hull Wind. This is a designated National Historic Landmark and the only lighthouse in the U.S. to still have a keeper.
I added a little Photoshop "magic" to bring out the lines in the lighthouse and the craggy rocks it sits upon. Come back tomorrow to see the light keeper's house.
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.