Additional Photos – Boston Public Gardens

This is the Charles River on the 4th of July as seen from the Longfellow Bridge (it’s a few years old but there’s nothing like seeing the boats packing the river waiting for fireworks). Boston, MA.

 

One of the infamous "salt and pepper shakers" that make the Longfellow Bridge so recognizable (the bridge appears several times in McCloskey's illustrations). Boston, MA. *also an older photo of mine

One of the infamous “salt and pepper shakers” that make the Longfellow Bridge so recognizable (the bridge appears several times in McCloskey’s illustrations). Boston, MA. *also an older photo of mine

Mrs. Mallard's closeup. Boston, MA.

Mrs. Mallard’s closeup. Boston, MA.

The Civil War memorial in the Boston Public Gardens (because I'm also a history nerd). Boston, MA.

The Civil War memorial in the Boston Public Gardens (because I’m also a history nerd). Boston, MA.

Civil War monument close-up. Boston, MA.

Civil War monument close-up. Boston, MA.

The Swan Boats weren't running yet, but the carousel was up and twirling, including an array of animals like this little guy. Boston, MA.

The Swan Boats weren’t running yet, but the carousel was up and twirling, including an array of animals like this little guy. Boston, MA.

It's a little blurry but it's one of my favorite signs in the city (along with the Citgo sign). Boston, MA.

It’s a little blurry but it’s one of my favorite signs in the city (along with the Citgo sign). Boston, MA.

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