December 6, 2015

The Pond at Avon Hall


Today we went to "Little Washington" for a Christmas Parade. We passed this town-owned pond and I stopped to take a few photos.

The town is actually named Washington and it was the first locality to be named for George Washington, who actually surveyed it as a young man. Often it's called "Little Washington" to differentiate it from the nation's capital.

Note the steeple rising above the trees and reflected in the pond.

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The pond has been rehabilitated in recent years. A sign tells the story, but you can go to the RappFlow site and easily read all about it. I plan to make some notes for myself about the waterside plants.

Avon Hall itself is an old mansion which fell into disrepair. The town now owns it and has had it painted.

11 comments:

  1. Looks lovely off in the distance.

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  2. This place has such an interesting history! Thank you for sharing. Love the old mansion!

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  3. Love the moody atmosphere of the landscape. If you like you can link it up on this weeks "Through my Lens" Link is below.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  4. Nice pond! In Washington State, they have a town named "George." Get it, George, Washington!

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  5. That's a pretty little pond. I like the reflections in it.

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  6. Some beautiful reflections in that pond ...

    All the best Jan

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  7. Very pretty! I love the reflections.

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  8. That pond is lovely with the old house in the background.

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