MV Obsession

My obsession with Martha's Vineyard.. phototography..genealogy and life in general and this and that…


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Snippets Part 2 Answers …

100_4867  # 1 -Oak Bluffs Post Office sign

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100_4899  #2 – Chilmark Store

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DSC_0016 #3 – the ferry Martha’s Vineyard

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DSC_0234 #4 – On Time ferry

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DSC_0242  #5 – Old Sculpin Gallery

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DSC_0255  #6 – Menemsha

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DSC_0315  #7 – Martha’s Vineyard Museum

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DSC_0337 #8 – Giant Pagoda Tree

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DSC_0338 This is the plaque by the tree, and it says:

(a Chinese Huai tree- Sophorica Japonica), brought from China in a flower pot in 1837, by Captain Thomas Milton to grace his new home then being built. This is believed to be the largest of it kind on this continent.

DSC_0348  #9 – Our Lady Star of the Sea Church

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How’d you do ?

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Name That Vineyard Snippet (Part 2) …

100_4867  #1

100_4899  #2

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DSC_0234  #4

DSC_0242  #5

DSC_0255  #6

DSC_0315  #7

DSC_0337  #8

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 Leave a comment If you know where these pictures are and what they’re of !

If you don’t know the Vineyard but are curious about these pictures then come back in a few days and see the full sized photos.

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Snippets Update #12 …

Full size pictures.

#1 –snippet #12 - pic 1 Inside ferry  looking towards the Vineyard

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#2 – snippet #12 - pic 2   First Congregational Church, West Tisbury

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#3 – snippet #12 - pic 3  Arcade Building, Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs

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#4 – snippet #12 - pic 4  East Chop Lighthouse

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#5 – snippet #12 - pic 5  Ocean Park

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#6 – snippet #12 - pic 6  SSA dock in Vineyard Haven

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#7 – snippet #12 - pic 7  Aquinnah Restaurant

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– by Joan –

(www.throughjerseyeyes.com)


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MV Tri-Vets Answers …

Trivia answers…

#1 – which is further north… West Chop or East Chop  — West Chop

#2 – name 4 presidents who have spent a night or more on the Vineyard — Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Clinton, Obama

#3 – what does the name ‘beetlebung’ mean — the wood was used for making mallets (beetles) which were used to bang on the bungs (plugs) on casks

#4 – why did Alexander Graham Bell visit MV in 1895 — Bell visited MV in 1895 to study the deaf community in Chilmark

#5 – what town is the only town in the world with its name — Edgartown

Snippets answers…

#1 – 100_8645  Bank of Martha’s Vineyard

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#2 – snippet #2  Gingerbread houses in the Campground

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#3 –100_2174 snippet #3  Flying Horses

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#4 –  100_1524 snippet #4   plaque on The Edgartown Inn

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#5 –  DSC_0052 snippet #5  Edgartown lighthouse

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Hope you enjoyed MV tri-ets.

– Joan –