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Castle Hill on the Crane Estate - Ipswich MA.
Originally, an Italian-inspired mansion was built upon the hill.  Apparently, Mrs. Crane wasn’t terribly fond of it, so it was taken down and replaced in 1928 by the English-style mansion in the photo. 
(Photo courtesy of the Trustees of the Reservation)

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate - Ipswich MA.

Originally, an Italian-inspired mansion was built upon the hill.  Apparently, Mrs. Crane wasn’t terribly fond of it, so it was taken down and replaced in 1928 by the English-style mansion in the photo. 

(Photo courtesy of the Trustees of the Reservation)

Atkinson Common bridge, Newburyport MA.
(Photo by Kristina Smith)

Atkinson Common bridge, Newburyport MA.

(Photo by Kristina Smith)

Atkinson Common - Newburyport, MA. 
(Photo by Kristina Smith)

Atkinson Common - Newburyport, MA. 

(Photo by Kristina Smith)

Lowell’s Boat Shop, Amesbury MA - where the fishing dory was invented! 

Lowell’s Boat Shop, Amesbury MA - where the fishing dory was invented! 

Egret at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (Plum Island Marsh, Newburyport MA). Photo by Trish McGregor, courtesy of Essex Heritage.  

Egret at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (Plum Island Marsh, Newburyport MA). Photo by Trish McGregor, courtesy of Essex Heritage.  

Rope swing at Cogswell’s Grant, Essex MA. 

Rope swing at Cogswell’s Grant, Essex MA. 

Pink flowers outside the Emerson Inn by the Sea, Rockport MA. 

Pink flowers outside the Emerson Inn by the Sea, Rockport MA. 

smita-sharma:

Gloucester city, MA is the home to America’s original #seaport and is the  oldest working art colony in North America. @everydayusa #Massachusetts #landscape #culture #fishing #travel #harbor #iphonepics #america (at West Gloucester, Massachusetts)

Lovely photo of Gloucester, MA. 

smita-sharma:

Gloucester city, MA is the home to America’s original #seaport and is the  oldest working art colony in North America. @everydayusa #Massachusetts #landscape #culture #fishing #travel #harbor #iphonepics #america (at West Gloucester, Massachusetts)

Lovely photo of Gloucester, MA. 

Poolside at the Emerson Inn by the Sea (Rockport, MA). 

Poolside at the Emerson Inn by the Sea (Rockport, MA). 

stlavallee:

I was artsy today

Cool photos of Haverhill, MA.