Captain Haskell's Octagon House
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... coast industrialists who were able to enjoy the season whilst having the easy proximity to Boston or NYC should an emergency arise.
The walk took us about 1.5 hours and was very pleasant. The centre piece was "The Breakers", completed in 1895 for a cost of $12 million. Cornelius Vanderbilt was the commissioner of the build for that unimaginable pile of cash.
We headed into Newport downtown for lunch and our last bite of New England lobster. Walking ...
... before shapes on the dance floor and stumbled home and had great difficulty getting the key in the door. Not surprisingly we slept like logs until midday the next day.
My vote is Cape Cod over Martha's Vineyard. MV is really quaint and all of the houses look like they are made from Ginger Bread though I just didn't like the overall vibe. Cape Cod seemed much more laid back, eclectic and real.
... walk through the entire ship, getting to see the quarters where the Captain and crew lived as well as below ship where all of the pilgrims lived along with the animals, food, furniture, etc. How the half that survived made it is a mystery to me. Why any others came over after the first boatload, is beyond comprehension.
From the ship we walked along the boardwalk to the Plymouth Rock (or what is left of it). It's small in size, but powerful in importance.
Amazing day! ...
Returning to Karen and Ed's home today, we take time to visit the whaling museum in New Bedford. This town is famous as the one-time whaling capital and probably the richest town in America. Last year we had driven through the city, but had missed the outstanding historical district and merely seen a ...
... to show his gratitude to America for its help during the war and sent 3 young professionals to be goodwill ambassadors. It was their role to travel around the US for up to 3 months, investigating a project related to their profession, to generally absorb the culture and to create friendships and links with the Americans. This has stood the test of time and has continued ...