Nauset Lighthouse

GPS: 41.860238 -69.952836 EASTHAM Eastham is located in Barnstable County on Cape Cod, with a population of around 5,000 residents. The area was originally settled by the Nauset tribe, which explains why the name Nauset appears frequently in both business and place names around the area. The town is discussed in some detail in Henry […]

Marshall Point Light

GPS: 43.917456 -69.261192 PORT CLYDE Port Clyde is a picturesque fishing village on the tip of St. George Peninsula in central Maine. In the early years, it was a busy port with granite quarries, tide mills for sawing timber, shipbuilding, and fish canning businesses. By the 20th century, it was also attracting artists and writers […]

Lofoten Islands

NORWAY I can’t get Norway out of my head. I’ve been there four times to photograph, in addition to visiting with family members. And still, I want to revisit the region who’s people and landscape I’ve come to admire. This land of the Vikings shares a border with Sweden, Finland, and Russia, comprising the western […]

West Quoddy Head Light

GPS: 44.815156 -66.950633 LUBEC Lubec is the easternmost town in the contiguous United States. It’s located on a tranquil peninsula that overlooks an ice-free harbor and faces Cambobello Island in New Brunswick, Canada. A bridge connects Lubec and Campobello Island, where the Roosevelt family kept a summer home since 1883. First settled in 1775, Lubec […]

Beavertail Channels

GPS: 41.451298 -71.400028 JAMESTOWN Jamestown is a small town on the island of Conanicut Island, the second largest island in Narragansett Bay, with a population of around 5,500 residents. The town was named after James, Duke of York, who became King James II in 1685. It seems that Conanicut Island played a role in both […]

Race Point Light

GPS: 42.062001 -70.244716 PROVINCETOWN Provincetown is the flamboyant little town that sits on the extreme northern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A small coastal resort town with a year-round population of some 3000 residents, Provincetown can grow to 60,000 people with tourists and seasonal residents over the summer months. Provincetown is forever preserved in our colonial history […]

Winter Nights in Acadia

GPS: 44.325345 -68.185792 ACADIA NATIONAL PARK If you live in the northeast, it’s likely that you’ve already visited Acadia National Park in season. The 47,000-acre recreation area lies mainly on Mount Desert Island, featuring a spectacular landscape that includes pink granite cliffs, granite peaks such as Cadillac Mountain, lakes, ponds, and woodlands. But have you […]

Great Head Peninsula

GPS: 44.327298 -68.175250 ACADIA NATIONAL PARK If you live in New England, you probably already know about Acadia National Park, Maine. The park celebrates it’s centennial this year (2016) as the oldest national park east of the Mississippi River. Acadia is best known for its rugged coast covered in pink granite, and a diversity that […]

Pomham Rocks Light

GPS: 41.778985 -71.366098 RIVERSIDE Riverside is in the southern part of East Providence, Rhode Island. It is as a suburban neighborhood for Providence. Known as Cedar Grove until 1878, it was originally a farming and fishing community. In the late 19th century, Riverside was home to many hotels and dinner halls that catered to summer […]

Annisquam Light

Annisquam Light after sunset

GPS: 42.660900 -70.679967 ANNISQUAM VILLAGE These days, it’s all part of Gloucester, Massachusetts. But once upon a time, Annisquam Village competed with Gloucester in the fishing and shipbuilding trades. The village was founded on the eastern side of the Annisquam River in 1631, its name given in honor of Queen Anne of England (hence Cape […]

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