Tag Archives: American history
One final photo taken during my visit to Hammond Castle. This shows not the castle, but the view the residents had of the ocean and their neighbors. Happy Friday everyone!
Yesterday I posted a photo that I took during a visit to Hammond Castle in Massachusetts. Cindy has requested more photos and since she is such a nice person I couldn’t refuse. And I love requests. I thought the place … Continue reading
This used to be the longest continuously functioning service station in the South. It closed in 1990. Photo taken in Algiers, Louisiana. If you are in the area and what to see a little history, it is located on 446 Pelican Avenue.
To those in the US, Happy Presidents’ Day. I thought I would share a few photos from my travels. The first photo is of George Washington. This statue is in Boston. When in New Orleans I visited Jackson Square, named … Continue reading
Some movies are difficult to watch from beginning to end. For me, Platoon, is one of these movies. Oliver Stone, wrote and directed this film, released in 1986, and it was the first of his Vietnam War trilogy. In 1989, … Continue reading
The North Bridge, Concord, Massachusetts. This was where the American Revolutionary War began in 1775. It is hard to image that a war started in such a beautiful place. Through the trees you can see the Old Manse, a … Continue reading
Since the Australian Open starts today, I decided to post a photo from the US Open at Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. I haven’t been to the Australian Open, but I hope to attend a match or two in … Continue reading
Walden Pond, Concord, Massachusetts. This was one of the ponds by Thoreau’s house. The actual pond is much larger.
Near the North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. The North Bridge is the site in the Battle of Concord, the first day of battle during the American Revolutionary War.