History is who we are and why we are the way we are.~David McCullough
For this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #37, we invite you to capture history.
History can be personal or public. It can last for a moment, a decade, or a century. It is local, national, or international. It can be a monument, a relic, a person, a place, or a memento. It’s totally open to your interpretation.
As many of you know, I’m fascinated by history. I’m on the lookout for those “aha” moments when history reveals itself–like the time I wondered about all those low stone walls scattered about New England.
Lincoln Road, Wayland, MA
It turns out that farmers created these walls to mark their property lines over 150 years ago. By the middle of the 19th century, settlers had deforested over 70 percent of New England and turned the land into farms. Many of…
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