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Andrew Richards's Snapshots

  1. The Tortoise and the Hare

    Snapshot Title: The Tortoise and the Hare
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    Statues made my Nancy Schon, inspired by Aesop's fable. This is also Copley Square, less than one block from the Boston Marathon finish line.



  2. Old West Church and a Harrison Gray Otis House

    Snapshot Title: Old West Church and a Harrison Gray Otis House
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    The Old West Church at one point harbored slaves as they made thier way north along the Underground Railroad. They would hide in the attic area. In front of the church is a smaller brick home design...



  3. USS Constitution

    Snapshot Title: USS Constitution
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    With its bow facing inland you can clearly see two of its three masts. Build 1797 in Boston at Hart Warf



  4. Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    The obelisks of the Zakim Bridge are supposed to echo the Bunker Hill Monument. It is a cable stayed bridge.



  5. Bunker Hill Monument

    Snapshot Title: Bunker Hill Monument
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    Completed in 1943, stands at 220ft. This obelisk stands at the spot where the Battle for Bunker Hill unfolded just two months after Paul Revere's ride, June 17th, 1775.



  6. Liberty Hotel under construction

    Snapshot Title: Liberty Hotel under construction
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    The old charles street jail being renovated. The hotel is the brick structure behind the granite jail.



  7. Boston Duck Tours

    Snapshot Title: Boston Duck Tours
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: North and East from Prudential Center
    Image Owner: Randy Sargent



    Description:

    Kenmore Karla on a cruise in the Charles!
    These are WWII amphibious resupply vehicles called DUKWs.



  8. Some Trees

    Snapshot Title: Some Trees
    Taken by: Andrew Richards

    Image: A small farm off I93 in New Hampshire
    Image Owner: Andrew Richards



    Description:

    Some trees off in the distance.