Archive | New England RSS feed for this section

The dining room is priceless!

The most talked about art colony in America today is at Old Lyme, Connecticut — Hartford Courant, 1907 Thus begins the Florence Griswold’s description of the Florence Griswold home on their website. It is a museum very worth your time.  Located on a beautiful street on a beautiful site, order up a beautiful weather day, […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Come sit on the bus – Red Grooms’ bus!

Step on board the Red Grooms‘ bus.! I should really fine myself one large summer ice cream cone this week for having taken so long to get to the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center!  I only reside a short half hour away and that doesn’t even count the number of times I’ve been across the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Mystic Seaport Museum

“Climb aboard another era” in this 19th century seaport village. Mystic Seaport village has the usual findings: blacksmith, cooperage, church, drug store, typical New England homes, bank, general store, school house, & printing office. But there are some things that set it apart for me such as the Thomas Oyster House and the Henry B. duPont Preservation […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Titanic – 12,450 Feet Below

Laurel Thorndike Rich Roth mentioned.It’s a chilly night upon the frigid North Atlantic. Though stars glitter above, gloom presses in and an ominous presence lurks just out of sight… Sea Research Foundation’s Dr. Robert Ballard, renowned oceanographer and explorer, and Tim Delaney, former Walt Disney Imagineer, bring the Titanic’s timeless history to life. At Titanic […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Victoria Mansion Interior with Stained Glass

Victoria Museum – The Morse-Libby Mansion

The Morse-Libby Mansion in Portland Maine  is a great place if you’re a fan of Victoriana.  The house is quite intact to this day nearly 150 years after it was built having been owned by only two families before becoming a museum. For those who are into architecture and interior design, this house is the […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →