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McCollArt2-CI-040814

Summer Kearsarge from Gould Hill (oil). 0

April 8, 2014
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McCollArt1-CI-040814

House at Dusk (watercolor). 0

April 8, 2014
The trees of Kimball-Jenkins

These things look way better than you probably will at 135 years old

At 135 years old, the trees of Kimball-Jenkins have been through a lot. We’re talking over a century and three decades worth of harsh New Hampshire winters, losing all their leaves each fall (which must be the equivalent of having every individual hair pulled out one-by-one), and what’s clearly a painful budding… 0

April 8, 2014
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TheTreesofKimballJenkins-CI-040814

We swung by the Kimby Jenks to get the lowdown on some of the property’s oldest residents. 0

April 8, 2014
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KJTrees4-CI-040814

Tree Lineage: American BeachnutEvent from year planted: U.S. stops minting 20 cent coins.Location: In the driveway circle.Fun Fact: It has 3,597 branches. (We counted). 0

April 8, 2014
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KJTrees3-CI-040814

Tree Lineage: Asian BeachnutEvent from year planted: Canada joins the Universal Postal Union.Location: North side of the Kimball-Jenkins mansion.Fun Fact: There are nine squirrel families living in just one branch. 0

April 8, 2014
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KJTrees2-CI-040814

Tree Lineage: SycamoreEvent from year planted: It’s way too old to find any documentation.Location: To the left of the estate’s driveway entrance.Fun Fact: It’s more than two telephone poles tall. 0

April 8, 2014
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KJTrees-CI-040814

Tree lineage: YellowwoodEvent from year planted: Same as the formation of first U.S. bicycle club.Location: In front of the yellow house to the right of the driveway.Fun fact: It has 25 different climbing routes. 0

April 8, 2014

Preach on, scavenger hunters

A few weeks back, we sent you all over the city in search of churches, with a few clues in your back pocket (well, they were only in your pocket if you crumpled up the newspaper and stuffed it in there.). Anyway, we have a winner! Betsy Peabody was the first to correctly identify all eight churches, and she’s now… 0

April 1, 2014
Preach on, scavenger hunters

Preach on, scavenger hunters

A few weeks back, we sent you all over the city in search of churches, with a few clues in your back pocket (well, they were only in your pocket if you crumpled up the newspaper and stuffed it in there.). Anyway, we have a winner! Betsy Peabody was the first to correctly identify all eight churches, and she’s now… 0

April 1, 2014