Monday, February 06, 2012
Down south along the coast, construction began on Scituate Lighthouse more than 200 years ago. During the War of 1812, Rebecca and Abigail Bates, daughters of lightkeeper Simeon Bates, warded off an attack by British soldiers by loudly playing a fife and a drum, making the British think there was a regiment of Americans in the area. The lighthouse is now lit as a private aid to navigators. A teacher and his family have taken up residency as keepers of the light and house.
Happy Monochrome Monday!
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.