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A Few Days in Charlottesville

During our trip to Charlottesville, VA, we took in a few of the sites (as seen earlier in this blog). This entry covers our hotel (which was beautiful), one image from the town mall, and a string of images from … Continue reading

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Monticello in May

It’s been awhile since the last entry due to schedules and trips. So here we are, way back in May 2017, exploring Charlottesville, VA before a wedding. One major stop for us was Monticello. We actually went twice, which can be … Continue reading

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Castle Williams on Governor’s Island

At the Northwest corner of Governor’s Island sits Castle Williams. It was a fort and is a landmark in NY Harbor. It was set up as a prison in the early 1900s, filled with various cells. The courtyard feels like … Continue reading

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Fort Jay on Governor’s Island

In the middle of the northern section of Governor’s Island sits Fort Jay. It is a star shaped fort, that sits inside and atop a hill. You cross a bridge into a cobblestoned courtyard and can climb up to various … Continue reading

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A Very Hot Trip to Governor’s Island

Located south of Manhattan, lies Governor’s Island –  a tiny island that was used as a military installation during the Revolutionary War, then an army outpost, then a Coast Guard installation. There are two forts located on the island which … Continue reading

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The Little Red Lighthouse let’s us Inside

As part of Open House New York, I did a trip up to the NYC landmark: the Little Red Lighthouse. The lighthouse is officially called Jeffrey’s Hook Light and is located in Fort Washington Park under the George Washington Bridge. … Continue reading

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Grand Army Plaza as the Sun Sets

After the trip to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, I walked by the north end of Prospect Park and got these images of Grand Army Plaza. I’ve walked by the area before, but the lighting just made it irresistible to not … Continue reading

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