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Comstock Covered Bridge | Connecticut | New England Travel Photos

Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut

Connecticut is home to three covered bridges in the state, and the hubby and I visited the Comstock Covered Bridge in East Hampton, Connecticut. It had been closed for restoration and recently reopened, and was truly a sight to behold! New England is famous for it's covered bridges.

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Painted Rocks | Frog Rock | Turtle Rock | Eagle Rock | Connecticut Photo Curiosities

Eagle Rock Painted Rock Connecticut

My family has traversed Route 66 in Connecticut many a time throughout the years to visit the girls out at college, but it was just this past weekend I wanted to stop to enjoy photographing two favorite local curiosities, the painted rocks Eagle Rock and Turtle Rock alongside the road.

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Comstock Ferre & Co. Seed Company | Historic Seed Company Connecticut 200th Anniversary

Comstock Ferre Seed Company Colonial Blacksmith

Comstock, Ferre & Co., of Wethersfield, Connecticut celebrated its 200th Anniversary with a festival on June 5, 2011. Employees of the company were clad in colonial period apparel in order to re-create an aura of the company’s early days when the Connecticut River was of prime importance in providing garden seeds to the Town of Wethersfield and beyond.

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Baby Boomer Women and Lands End Swimsuit Confidence Week

Swimsuit-Confidence

To help women boost swimsuit confidence and join in summer fun, Lands’ End, together with hundreds of real women, will launch the first National Swimsuit Confidence Week May 23 – 27, 2011. The weeklong movement was created to celebrate women of all shapes and sizes as well as educate and inspire them to embrace their swimsuit beauty and have fun this summer.

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Off The Beaten Path | Connecticut Hidden Treasure Getaways | Scenic Photography

Have you visited Connecticut on a Daycation Getaway to see any of our hidden treasures? Many of the spots I've chosen would make excellent field trips if you home-school! I enjoy taking scenic photography, and have put together some of my favorite pictures of Connecticut which I'd like to share with you just in time for Fall Foliage season.

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