A Place Time Forgot
On the drive back from Memphis, we stopped in this little “town” where the buildings and fixtures dated back to the early 1900’s. Though many of the buildings were closed due to Covid, the courthouse has open for tours.
Standing in the main court room I could visualize the trial from To Kill a Mocking Bird. The judge’s bench was ominous and the jury seats uncomfortable. It was clear there was no expectation of a long trial in this court room, where everyone probably knew each other all too well.
Do you remember phones like this?
I laughed when I saw this phone. I can’t imagine what it must look like to a millenial or Gen Z. But there it sat in the hallway just outside the court room.
On the Road Again
If you enjoyed these photos be sure to check out images from some of my earlier travels.
Founded in the 1600's much of Quebec's history can be seen round every corner . For example the train station build in 1872. Stepping off the train is like stepping back in time
We wandered into an art gallery and I noticed a few small bronze sculptures. It was obvious the artist was a woman. The women weren't sexualized, just real and beautiful in their own way. The style of the artist Rose-Aimée Bélanger was so distinctive that I knew right...
At the southern edge of Central Park is the first of many bridges constructed in the late 1800's. Today, just as all those years ago people stroll across the bridge on any sunny day.
Assembled by hand, these beautiful lamps went out of fashion and many were destroyed. Today, the NY historical society has collected more than a hundred The intricacy of the work is something to see up close