Tag Archives: Sandy Bay

Here’s the church where’s the steeple?

Readying for steeple removal May 27 First Congregational Church, Rockport, MA

“Few such meeting houses still stand that can compete with the Old Sloop for its well-documented history and its colonial beauty.”

Rockport May 27 2017

June 1, 2017

Rockport June 1 2017

Mary Markos’ Gloucester Daily Times article  includes fun facts like this bit about the historic War of 1812 cannonball, along with an important update that the scope of work increased as damage was more extensive than projected. Now, there’s more of an opportunity on the ground to check out the 1775 lantern and bell.

Stow Wengenroth drawing available $450

Stow

All We Are Is Ducks in the Wind …

These go together. Crank the sound to eleven on the video while Rubber Duck and the Homies are on screen. Don’t worry, it will all make sense.homiesgalore

Sandy Bay Solstice Submitted To The GMG Flickr Group Pool By Thomas Philbrook

Thomas Philbrook Writes-

This is the view from our deck above Front Beach in Rockport — stitched together from three shots. We get to watch Summer thunderstorms whip across Sandy Bay from west to east. This is one of those storms last year. I confess to adding the schooner on the right — but this is pretty much the way it looked. Cross my heart.

Sandy Bay Solstice, originally uploaded by Thomas Philbrook.