For Bob, New England means lobster. The first of regular trips to the favourite source of
giant lobster rolls at Nanatasket Beach in Hull
Hingham has had a dry summer according to Megan, and the leaves are only just beginning to turn. And they seem to be turning tree by tree, so there are spectacular trees, but no spectacular panoramas.
The international popularity of the buckets made millionaires of several members of the Hersey family back in the day according to the exhibition research.
|We spent a beautiful day exploring the village . . .|
|The harvest is in for people . . .|
|. . . and for pigs.|
|The iconic New England covered bridge. |
Why did early bridges have a roof? Bridges were expensive to build,
and the roof helped protect the bridge structure from weather damage.
|The children help with the water pump on the village common.|
Elmer MacRae was one of the organizers of the famous 1911 Armory Show in New York that introduced European Modernism to the American audience. MacRae's painting was radically different after the Armory Show.
The house contains several galleries devoted to the local history of New Rochelle, including information on its role as a transfer hub for the Underground Railway helping runaway slaves on their way to freedom in Canada.
Then we headed west to the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers with its views of the Hudson Palisades. The Museum includes the Hudson Riverama, a surrogate trip up the river from mouth to source . . .
|. . . Glenview, a grand Victorian house with restored rooms . . .|
|. . . an art collection that includes Red Grooms' 1970s design for for the Museum 's bookstore |
that has been installed in a gallery as The Bookstore . . .
|. . . with the New York Public Library lions at one entrance . . .|
|. . . and a unique exterior . . .|
|. . . and interior.|