Bridges in Three States

I took a trip through Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts to photograph all the bridges in those states I haven’t been to yet.
Rhode Island has never had many covered bridges – historical records exist for only 5. The last of these was replaced with concrete in 1920.
It was not until 1993, when the …

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Building the Pepperell Covered Bridge

Labor Day seems like the perfect day to complete a 20 month long project. It was March of 2009 when I first learned that the Waterous Covered Bridge in Pepperell, Massachusetts was being replaced. Since then I’ve made many trips to the site to check on progress and more importantly to try to capture the …

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Acton Memorials

Along the very short Prospect Street in Acton, Massachusetts, are two monuments to minutemen of April 19th, 1775.
The Blanchard brothers were among the men from Acton serving under Captain Isaac Davis. Young Luther was a fifer. When the minutemen formed up to take on the British army at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Capt. …

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Wadsworth Monument

The monument reads:
This monument is erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the town of Sudbury in grateful rememberence of the services and sufferings of the founders of the state: and especially in honor of
Capt. S. Wadsworth of Milton.
Capt Brocklebank of Rowley,
Lieut. Sharp of Brookline.
and twenty six others, men of their command, who fell near …

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