Sir Edward's Folly
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... Statford Ct a slight change, had a bit of an engine issue with one of the engines we'll have that looked at tomorrow.
It was just so nice to cruise on flat water with unlimited visibility! I read a whole book today...8 hours :-). We are at Brewers Marina they own many marinas in CT very nice place. I'll explore a bit in the morning a nice quiet night tonight.
... The mansions are huge and lots of them along the way. We witnessed some of the aftermath of hurricane sandy some of the sea wall was under construction so what to do turn back or climb along, we decided to risk it and keep going it was a Sunday so no construction crews around to stop us :-) we cut back up to the Main Street and made our way back to the " Breakers Mansion" it is open to the public and they had an audio tour very ...
... had hidden rooms, in order to hide the slaves from their masters. One of the people that lived there was Frederick Douglass, who was a former slave himself. He escaped from slavery, and was hidden and educated by a couple named Johnson. At that time Frederick Douglas was known as Frederick Johnson. He was told that there were too many black people named Johnson so he changed his name to Douglas. He ended up traveling the country ...
... gym approximately 20 minute fast walk had a super workout and walked back....perfect start. Along the way we saw a lot of Newport, what a charming town. there are so many pubs and restaurants definitely a tourist haven. A lot of the people come from. Boston or Providence for the weekend, this is there get away place. Newport is old, founded in 1639, the buildings have ...
... for the designing of the facade and Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. The house was designed in the Italian Renaissance style between 1893 & 1895 with 70 rooms in total! I'm fairly sure it was the ultimate game of hide and seek! As Vanderbilt wanted to build the house on a deadline he had some rooms created in studios and warehouses in France before being dismantled and shipped to Newport where they would ...
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