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End of the Berkshires – I

Hawley Town Office – 2:10 PM Small building on a dead-end road. Great view to the north, across the valley. Used to be the town’s one-room school-house.. A lady and her 2 girls are shucking peas in the shade of … Continue reading

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Pioneer Valley

Deerfield Municipal Offices – 3:30 PM The town hall and police department are sharing the same building, which looks like it was a fairly new school. The small town park gets points for a working fountain. Whatley Town Hall – … Continue reading

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The South-East is done

Mattapoisett Town Hall – 11:30 AM Built in 1898, well worn sun bleached shingles. Has 3 porthole sized windows with a Cape themed painting in each. This is a distinctive town hall. Marion Town House – 12: 10 PM This … Continue reading

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Rochester

Rochester Town Hall – 6:15 PM Built in 1892 in the Art & Crafts shingle style. Sited on a quiet half-circle shaped town common with 4 buildings facing the common; the current town hall, the old Greek revival town hall, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Country

Raynham Town Hall – 4:05 PM Former school-house in brick. building and landscaping in excellent condition. Middleborough Town Hall – 4:45 PM Huge wooden building, sitting in the middle of the “Town Lawn”. The cupola must be 50 feet tall … Continue reading

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SouthEast

Brockton City Hall – 3:19 PM 92′ hot sunny day. Very imposing. First level is granite blocks, sloped, fortress like. Then comes 2 stories of beige brick beige extensive red sandstone decorations. Then the top has both a round, crenulated … Continue reading

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Near Quabbin

Pelham Town Office – 2:20 PM Warm, sunny holiday weekend. White clapboard¬† former school. The Town Clerk drives up as I’m finishing up, to work on a Saturday! Taking pictures of the Pelham Town Hall historic district, which is a … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Dighton Town Hall – 1:15 PM Hot, humid Memorial Day. The town hall is fairly new brick building, with the landscaping in excellent condition; perfect lawn, shrubs and cut-stone walls. The only activities are trucks arriving with the carnival rides … Continue reading

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Berkshires – day 2

Dalton Town Hall – 11:48 PM Massive brick building that has separate entrances for the town hall, library and police station. Red brick with carved red sandstone trim. Hinsdale Town Hall – 12:00 PM 300th town hall! Shares the 2-story … Continue reading

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Berkshires

Sandisfield Town Hall Annex – 3:20 PM Looks like a former school. Brick with glass block windows, built in 1949. First time I’ve had to ask for directions in the last 2 years. Got confused because there is the old … Continue reading

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