New England, October 2014
The entrance to Hancock Shaker village.
Maple trees by the entrance to the village.
Overview of the village, occupied by the Shakers from 1791 to 1960, and now preserved as a National Historic Landmark District.
The Brick Dwelling, erected in ten weeks in 1830, served as a dormitory for over 100 Shaker Brothers and Sisters.
One of the rooms in the Brick Dwelling, showing typical Shaker furniture and clothing.
The Round Stone Barn (1826).
Inside the Round Stone Barn, showing the central ventilation ring, and the next ring which was used to store silage. There were two further rings, one for access and one to house livestock.
Carpenter demonstrating how the Shakers made boxes and baskets.
The Norman Rockwell Museum in the Berkshire Hills.
Rockwell's triple self-portrait (1960).
"Freedom from Want", one of the "Four Freedoms" paintings (1942).
"Glen Canyon Dam" (1967), showing a Native American family pondering the loss of their ancestral territory.
"Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas" (1967), a very idealised depiction of Rockwell's home town a few miles away from the Museum.
Stockbridge Main Street in reality, October 2014.
Halloween display at the Red Lion, Stockbridge.
View from Hairpin Turn on the Mohawk Trail in the north of Massachusetts.
Mist rising from the valleys, along the Mohawk Trail.
Further along the Trail.
"Hail to the Sunrise" statue of a Mohawk warrior, erected by public subscription from Native American communities.
The Bridge of Flowers over the Deerfield River at Shelburne Falls.
Historic Deerfield, a preserved and restored 18th-century New England village in the Connecticut River Valley.
Williams House and garden in Historic Deerfield.
One of the entries in a Halloween decoration competition in Sturbridge.