Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Next stop: Sturbridge, MA

The motel room in Sturbridge was so charming.

The next day was an exploration of Sturbridge, especially Sturbridge Village, which is a recreated area to mimic what this town looked liked in the 1800's. 

The grounds were beautiful, and one could wander around and look into all the buildings, including a blacksmith's shop, a candle maker's shop, meeting rooms, a well-to-do-residence, etc.  Many guides were there, dressed in period costumes, ready to share information about that period of history in Massachusetts.
Blacksmith's shop

Yes, I even got to make two candles of my own!

Loved the harpsichord in the background. 

A ride on a horse drawn wagon took us through a covered bridge.

The poles are actually a "machine" constructed to get well water.
It was another beautiful day to tour a quaint town in the 1800's.


  1. You had an amazing trip with gorgeous weather.

  2. Love horses. Love covered bridges! maybe I need a carriage ride!

  3. You certainly went at a beautiful time of year.