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Back Roads

On weekends you can often find us doing daytrips along the many back roads of Connecticut.

New England is famous for it’s stone walls, and tourists can find stone walls almost everywhere  – from the mountains all the way to the seacoast.  Most are hundreds of years old, built with rocks that were left by glaciers, but there’s enough rocks here to build even new ones! These walls were used to set boundaries in colonial times, or to keep animals in the pastures.

This photo was taken inOld Lyme, Connecticut which is along the seashore.

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  1. Wow, what a beautiful picture!!! Always stunning!
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  2. Oh wow! That is a beautiful photo.

    Happy WW!

  3. Great photo! I love the history lesson, too. I would never have guessed that wall dated back to colonial times. Very interesting! Happy WW!

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  4. It’s beautiful. I wonder how well it worked to keep animals in… wouldn’t they just step over it?
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  5. I forgot to click the participant button.
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  6. I love the road appeal. want to visit England some day.
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  7. Beautiful! I would love to have a garden wall like that.
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  8. Wow your pictures are always so pretty. I love the stone against the crooked tree branches and the yellow flowers.
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  9. such a very pretty picture, it looks like you live in a beautiful area :)

  10. I love those old stone walls. We have a lot of them around here since it’s a big Civil War historical area.
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  11. That looks beautiful! So peaceful.
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  12. Gorgeous stone wall. That photo just speaks peace to me.
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  13. You know I love stone! Hehe. Gotta have it!
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  14. OH.MY.Word. That is simply beautiful!
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  15. I forgot to click the button… DOH!
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  16. Nice WW entry…i love the stone walls. For me anything natural looking as part of an architecture and nature is truly great!

    Happy ww!
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  17. Great pic! I love the scenery you post
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  18. I love your photos. You always have great scenery shots.
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  19. Another great CT picture. I look foward to them. :)
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  20. Those are the things about CT I miss, such a beautiful picture.

    Thanks for sharing.

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