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This imposing figure was created to be the figurehead on the Great Republic, a 335 feet-long cargo ship built in 1853. It was the longest wooden sailing cargo ship ever built in the United States. When the Great Republic first launched from Boston Harbor, the city declared a public holiday, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow recited […]

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Wildwood Stables is located in Acadia National Park and offers carriage rides during the warmer months of the year.  The nXnw2014 crew stopped by while driving the Park’s Loop Road after a dawn excursion near Otter Cliffs, while returning to Bar Harbor for breakfast. It’s a pretty setting, and among other things I was drawn to this […]

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The Roseland Ballroom first opened in Philadelphia in 1917. It lasted all of two years before moving to a spot about a block away from this location in 1919, a refugee from Philly’s blue laws.  This location first opened in 1922 as an ice-skating rink, converted to a roller rink, and became the Roseland when […]

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Perkin’s Cove is a spot where lobstermen keep their boats, an enclosed little pond-sized body of water with easy access to the ocean. Perkin’s Cove is a lovely spot that I visited on a grey day, and left without getting any shots I truly loved. It’s not the location’s fault, or the weather. Some of […]

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Available In My Galleries Here The next stop as I advance through my nXnw 2014 trip is the Nubble Point Lighthouse at Sohier Park in York, Maine. It was a very drab, grey and rainy day so my first thought, even that day, was that I would be rendering everything in color. But two of […]

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