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Just back from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I attended the Center for Civil War Photography's annual seminar. It was just a great experience--Garry Ade... Read more
While wandering around Bar Harbor, Maine, I came across St. Savior's Episcopal Church. It is quite a place, with 42 memorial windows, including 10 by Louis Comfort Tiffany, one of Green-Wood's permanent residents. Here's a sampling of some of Tiffany's great work there:
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I just got back last week from my favorite place in the world: Acadia National Park up in Maine. For me, Acadia is an incomparable mix of climbable mountains, rocky coast, quiet carriage trails, scenic ponds, and lobster dinners.
Well, there I was, enjoying a ranger-led w... Read more
Last week, I headed out to the Bayard Cutting Arboratum in Great River on Long Island near its south shore, along the west bank of the Connetquot River . This magnificent private estate, home of William Bayard Cutting (1850-1912) and Olivia Murray Cutting (1855-1949), his w... Read more
I am just back from Lexington, Kentucky, where I attended the annual Civil War Preservation Trust conference. This is a great organization--since its inception, it has purchased 29,000 acres of Civil War battlefield ground. I attended my first conference last year in Gettysb... Read more