Saturday, August 13, 2011

Monson, Massachusetts

This winter Mr. B and I went to Monson, Massachusetts. I was entering some photos to be considered for a juried show. Unfortunately they were not chosen, (what were they thinking?) but I thought it wonderful that such a small town has an art center. And many people were arriving with entries while I was there. Later I went back to see the art show during their opening day and it was packed!

We thought Monson a charming town. A river runs through it and there are old mill buildings. Sadly a tornado hit the town this summer and toppled this beautiful church steeple.



There are a number of large houses in town. Isn't this a beauty? How would you like to heat this? I would love to see inside! It is beautifully restored.


And this one. If it were a B & B I would spend a weekend there! Sign me up for the tower room!


We haven't been back since the tornado hit. I hope these lovely houses were not damaged.

5 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

wow, that second place looks HUGE and just a bit on the scary side! :)

Pondside said...

I love those grand old houses. You're right about the heating costs, but perhaps if we each wore a woolly sweater?..........

Diane Writes said...

Hello! I love the last two houses. It's just so picture perfect. Classic and so elegant!

Miss Char said...

I would love to visit, looks like a beautiful little village but I'll wait until there isn't any SNOW!

Storybook Woods said...

Oh my, we just do not have building like that here in WA. Lucky girl. Clarice