Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Old State House

But remember from here on in...
History has its eyes on you...

{History Has Its Eyes On You -- Hamilton}

I found myself downtown a few weekends ago.
A grey frigid day.
The usually busy streets were empty.
I followed the Freedom Trail. The bricks laid into the crooked side walks.
I found myself at the Old State House.
At the intersection where the Boston Massacre happened.
I remembered how fortunate I am to live where so much history happened.
Many of our country's firsts happened here.
So many catalysts that have led us to where we are and who we are now.
I have my eyes on history daily.
And history still has its eyes on us.
How will we be remembered for our deeds in 2018?

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11 thoughts on the matter:

NC Sue said... {Reply}

It's striking to see old landmarks survive in the midst of towering new buildings, isn't it?
Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2018/01/fun-with-textures-in-photoshop.html

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Gotta love historic buildings!!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

What a cool, historic landmark and building! I always love some Hamilton lyrics too!

Tom said... {Reply}

...such an interesting mix of historical styles, thanks for stopping by.

Suza said... {Reply}

Great point of view

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

Wow, that is so cool. Thanks for sharing. I would love to visit it.

Kelleyn Rothaermel said... {Reply}

Yes, I think the same thing everytime I go to Boston and surrounding areas. So much history! It is hard not to be in awe! Have a great week!

Lauren said... {Reply}

That's great that history surrounds you where you live, and I love that line from Hamilton!! #localtourist

-Lauren
www.shootingstarsmag.net

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said... {Reply}

I walked the Freedom Trail in Boston--so very interesting! Every place has its share of history--even out here in Colorado, with its Native American history and the Gold Rush and pioneer stories. There is always a history to learn!

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

What a great photo Tamar :) Thanks for linking up to The Wednesday Link Up.

Craft Candidate - Kahden talon väkeä said... {Reply}

What a beautiful old building!