The 40-odd acre, oaken oasis wasn’t always so quiet. It’s the site of the Battle of Deering Oaks.
It was still dark. The only other things moving about were hardcore runners on the Back Cove trail and mosquitoes buzzing around my noggin.
The Abyssinian Meeting House is the only Underground Railway stop in Maine recognized by the National Park Service.
In August of 1942, a blip appeared on Navy radar. What they reportedly found when they went to investigate was haunting.
Wind, water, sun and time erased most of his wooden statues. There’s almost nothing left of his life’s work.
The real Back Bay is nowhere near. It’s down in Boston, it ain’t here.
He was the Republican who lost to FDR in 1940. He’d been a Democrat until the year before.
I greeted the sun with a raised coffee cup and click of my shutter.
The story behind how it ended up here, in an under-insured city auditorium starts before the Civil War.
Mostly forgotten Harry Cochrane’s last major works have been hidden in plain sight for the better part of a century.