Friday, May 18, 2012

Fisherman Entrance, St. Peters Church, Cape Cod, MA

St. Peters Church, Cape Cod, MA

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA


USS Salem, Quincy, MA

 USS Salem, Quincy, MA


Original Dunkin Donuts, Quincy, MA


Original Dunkin Donuts, Quincy, MA

The first Dunkin Donuts in the United States can be found in Quincy, MA. This is the original shop that opened in 1950 founded 1950 by William Rosenberg. Plaque to right of entrance and retro Dunkin Donut sign are only indication that this was the original as it looks like any other DD. This is only minutes away from the World's Perfect Sphere in the graveyard down the road (watch for Quincy's Finest - speed limit is a posted 30 mph - I know NOW, and if you go only a short way down the road and take the second right off the circle you can see the USS Salem (dubbed from Mothballs to Museum)

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Mapparium, Boston, MA

The Mapparium, Boston, MA


Three story world famous stained glass globe in the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. See the world from the inside out. Exhibit allows you to stand on a glass bridge through the center of our earth, unchanged in geography since 1935.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Boston Public Library Art and Architecture of the McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square

Twin Lions are memorials to Massachusetts Civil War infantry Regiments

Boston Public Library, Art & Architecture of the McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square. 

The Boston Public Library right off of Copley Square near the Back Bay Region of Boston. Designed by architects McKim, Mead and White. Begun in 1888 the building was finished in 1895. Exibits include the Puvis de Chavannes Gallery. Murals represent the nine muses of Greek mythology. The Abbey Room has mural paintings by American artist Edwin Austin Abbey The Quest for the Holy Grail.
The Main Staircase
















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