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Local Charm

I guess you could say I’m on a roll taking photos of local history.

I did a post earlier this summer and was waxing nostalgic about how I used to take my kids to camp along a country road when they were younger.  The country barns are gone, and senior citizen condos were built where the barns once stood.

So I’ve set out to photograph some of the still-standing structures left in the surrounding Connecticut towns near me before they’re gone.  It reminds me of the old Joni Mitchell song “Big Yellow Taxi” where she sings “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.”

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New England blogger and influencer from Connecticut and author of the multi-generational Moomettes Magnificents where she writes about Family, Grandparents and Grandchildren, home decor, Crochet, Knitting, DIY, crafts, family travel familiarization trips (FAMs), photography, social media and reviews. You can also find her at Moomettes Crochet Shop for the latest Handmade Fashion trends, Home Decor, Handmade Crochet Wash Cloths & Accessories. For food and recipes visit at her blog Frugal New England Kitchen ***Products and/or companies featured on Moomettes Magnificents may have provided product samples and/or compensation for consideration. All opinions are my own. Posts may contain affiliate links. See also Disclosure***

25 comments

  1. http://thedivinemissmommy.com/2009/09/silly-kitty/
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  2. I am an idiot. I posted it wrong the first time!
    http://thedivinemissmommy.com/2009/09/silly-kitty/
    .-= Stacie @ The Divine Miss Mommy – Silly Kitty´s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday – Silly Kitty =-.

  3. How neat! I always love your photos.
    .-= Crystal @ Simply Being Mommy´s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday =-.

  4. I think the photography bug has bit you! Your photos are getting better and better every time I see them.
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  5. I love seeing your New England photos. Great shot.
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  6. Such a beautiful spot!
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  7. I love pictures like this , now that fall is starting and the leaves are changing I need to get out and take some more pictures ! Beautiful, Hope you have a great day!
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  8. It’s nice that you are taking time to record some local history. I love doing that too with Stone Houses.
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  9. I don’t mind your roll at all, actually I am enjoying it! :) Happy WW!
    .-= Erin Pyle´s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday 9/30/09 Goodbye Summer! =-.

  10. That is a gorgoeus pic! It looks like a postcard. I have been all your New England snapshots. Keep them coming! Happy WW!
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  11. It’s so true. I’ve been taking pictures of structures like that when we go back home as well. I’m sad I never got one of the historic covered bridge. It was burned to the ground by arson this past Spring. So much history just gone.
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  12. I’m thinking that Pennsylvania and Connecticut look very similar. Happy WW! :)
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  13. How wonderful! I love old charm. I grew up in WV and locations like this were all around. Love it
    .-= Kasey @ All Things Mamma´s last blog ..By: Amanda =-.

  14. I always love checking out the scenery and seeing some of the beautiful farm houses and barns just puts me in awe!

  15. You always have beautiful pictures for Wordless Wednesday. I’m envious.
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  16. Love the old barns. Nice shot.
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  17. Beautiful pic! I love old barns!
    Happy WW!
    Kasandria
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  18. That is beautiful!
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  19. Awesome photo, it just said my comment was too short, that’s crazy, I should be able to say what I want. ;-)
    Love the barn
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  20. Oh yea, I’m a WW participant too

  21. I love the picture. I am trying to get some pictures of old barns so that when I redo my living room I can put them it in. Thank goodness for uprinting!
    .-= Tammy @ LoveMy2Dogs´s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday: What were they thinking?? =-.

  22. What a breathtaking photo. Brings back so many childhood memories on the farm.

  23. what a great piece of history!

  24. I adore old buildings; especially barns!
    I have often thought that making an old barn
    into a home would be fun.
    Thanks, Cindi

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