New England Seasons invites you to share a year in this classic corner of America: a Vermont farmstead seems to sleep in the snow beneath
Mt. Mansfield, the Atlantic Ocean sweeps the rocky shore of Maine’s Schoodic Peninsula, hot air balloons fill the morning sky in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and autumn turns the hills around Peacham, Vermont into a palette of warm colors. Be a part of every season in 24 full-color images.
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New England places featured in this edition include:
~ Mantled in snow, Mount Mansfield fills the horizon beyond this farm in Fletcher, VT.
~ The Jaynes Covered Bridge, constructed in 1877, carries Codding Hollow Road across the North Branch of the Lamoille River in Waterville, VT.
~ Early morning sun paints the sky above Newfound Lake in Alexandria, NH.
~ Despite the snow, spring is surely coming and buckets are poised to collect sap from sugar maples at Walker Farm in Alexandria, NH.
~ You may boast about being first on the mooring in Mill Pond, but snow on the shore in Chatham, MA suggests that you won’t enjoy much
envy among fellow boaters.
~ On Nantucket Sound in Cape Cod, the beaches in Chatham, MA offer fine swimming in summer but are best enjoyed by walkers until the
~ Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted helped Walter Hubbard design 1,800-acre Hubbard Park in Meriden, CT. Hubbard, an industrialist,
donated the park to the city of Meriden.
~ Once part of the Young family farm in Branford, CT, the public and these swans can now enjoy Young’s Pond.
~ The dogwoods are flowering in Ashfield, MA, first settled in 1743. The comparatively young building pictured is St. John’s Episcopal Church which was completed in 1827.
~ The first pair of lighthouses in Chatham, MA were constructed in 1808 on James Head. Doomed by erosion, new twin lights went up in 1877.
~ The granite headlands of Schoodic Point are among the most dramatic parts of Maine’s Acadia National Park and also the least visited, though it is now home to the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park where researchers study the environment.
~ Lobstering is essential to the economy of Beals Island, ME, since the town of Beals covers about 5.6 acres of land and 42.7 square miles of water.
~ First lit in 1890, Castle Hill Lighthouse on Narragansett Bay in Newport, RI is a guide for mariners entering the East Passage between
Conanicut Island and Aquidneck Island.
~ Sunrise colors the sky above while waves crash into white foam on the rocky shore of the Narragansett, RI coast.
~ Hot air balloons take to the sky at sunrise in Pittsfield, NH where the Suncood Valley Rotary Club hosts a balloon festival every summer.
~ The view toward Mount Washington opens across forest ridgelines in White Mountains National Forest in Bartlett, NH. The forest was established in 1918 and covers more than 750,000 acres from New Hampshire to Maine.
~ With its fine harbor, Camden is a favorite Maine-coast destination for everyone who enjoys the ocean. This is a panorama of the town and harbor as seen from the summit of Mount Battie in Camden Hills State Park.
~ Township D in Maine hosts a section of the Appalachian Trail and is accessible by auto via Route 17, the Township’s one improved road, but if it’s trees you want, you’ll find them in abundance.
~ Fall brings color to the hills surrounding the village of Peacham, VT chartered in 1763, but so deep in the woods settlers only arrived in 1775.
~ Fall color adds drama to the view from Concord, VT of Franconia Range and Mount Lafayette, the second tallest range of peaks in the White Mountains of which Lafayette is the highest.
~ Though best known as a magnet for summer visitors who want to bask on the beach and swim in Long Island Sound, Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, CT includes a tidal river and broad salt marsh that is home to birds, including this egret on the wing.
~ The schoolhouse that served the village of Jordan was mentioned as early as 1737 and is now one of a group of 18th-century buildings on Jordan Green in Waterford, CT where it was relocated in 1972.
~ Winter Island Light was built in 1871 near the site of Fort Pickering in Salem, MA. The light, also known as Fort Pickering, was replaced by a lighted buoy in the mid-20th century. The original light was rescued, refurbished, and lit again in 1983 as a private aid to navigation.
~ People think of Mashpee, MA on Cape Cod as a place to summer, but when winter arrives delivering a Nor’easter, sometimes only snow occupies this park bench. Beyond hosting tourists, Mashpee is the headquarters of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, among its most longstanding occupants.
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