In and Around Boston


While we were in the Boston area, we stayed with Tim's relatives on Cape Cod (map points 12, 20, 23)


While on Cape Cod, rather than driving, we traveled to Boston on this ferry


We boated under this temporary draw bridge while a new bridge was being built (in the background)


Here we are approaching Boston Harbor. There is the Bunker Hill Monument
and the spire of the Old North Church


This is the "One if by land, Two if by sea" Old North Church


Inside the Old North Church


Miki in the Old North Church


A statue of Paul Revere


Paul Revere's House


A diarama of the Battle of Bunker Hill


Bunker Hill Monument


Tim and his sister Marcia climbed the 293 steps to the top of Bunker Hill Monument.
They each has done this climb before, but it now seems MUCH farther than it used to.


Views from the top of the Bunker Hill Monument. The masts of the
USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) can be seen on the right


At about 12 feet wide, this is the "skinniest" house in Boston


The USS Constitution Museum


The USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)


Below Decks


Old Ironsides is the oldest commissioned ship in the US Navy


This is the balcony of the Old State House. It was from this balcony
that the proclamation that started the Boston Massacare was read.


The 1760's brick building is now lost among the glass and steel


Fanuel Hall, the historic Boston Meeting House


The cricket weathervane atop Fanuel Hall


Swan Boats in the lake in Boston Gardens


Tin remembers riding these Swan Boats when he was a little boy


This the building that supposedly housed the bar in the TV show "Cheers".
The bar was actually a set in Hollywood


Leaving downtown Boston by boat


This is a replicia of the Mayflower, the ship that brought the Pilgrims to the New World.
This ship actually made the trip from England to Plymouth in 1957


The Monument surrounding Plymouth Rock


Plymouth Rock


A statue to Samoset, the Indian whose tribe helped the Pilgrims survive


William Bradford, the first Govenor of the Plymouth Colonies


Tim, daughter Miki, and sister Marcia at lunch


Miki, Sherry, Marcia, and Tim's cousin Georgia wade in the Atlantic



A seagul enjoying a freshly caught fish


Part of an old Coast Guard base situated at Provincetown (map point 11)


A B&B in Provincetown


A family picnic of Tims Relatives


Some of them are very "googy" people


The multiple graves of Tim's great-grandparents and great aunts.


The graves of Tim's grandparents and uncle lost in WWII


The Brookline house that Tim's family lived in during and after WWII


The house was owned by Tim's grandfather. Tim's family lived on the
3rd floor until he was 8. The windows shown were in Tim's bedroom


The back yard of the Brookline house. When Tim lived there, the yard was all blacktop and
Tim used to climb up that 10 foot stone wall. It was LONG way up for a 5-6 year old

On to Magnolia