ON TOP OF THE WORLD  I've taken a lot of pictures of this church. Since it was abandoned now about 10 years ago, it has been slowly dying of neglect. What a pity. it's a classic clapboard New England church. It could be a museum, a place for town history. It ought to be something … Continue reading ARCHITECTURE ON TOP OF THE WORLD – DAY 2 – Marilyn Armstrong

VICTORIAN HOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong

We all think we'd like to live in one of those mansions. I know several people who bought one and tried to restore it. They acquired them with the best of intentions. They saw in their minds glorious images of perfectly finished wood paneling and ceiling beams with miniature gargoyles and carved balustrades in the … Continue reading VICTORIAN HOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong

A TINY CHURCH – Marilyn Armstrong

It's a tiny church hidden behind houses in Amherst. If you don't know to look, you would never find it. About the size of my living room and dining room combined, the cross on top is a bit crooked. Such a small church, such a long history. The Goodwin Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is a … Continue reading A TINY CHURCH – Marilyn Armstrong