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My (former) City in Detail-Fall River, MA.

Fall River, MA, the city I lived in from August 2003-May 2010, is full of historic and beautiful locations, as are the surrounding areas. Older photos are at the top. Please note, any information I have listed for these photos was correct AT THE TIME I SHOT THE PHOTO, but may have changed since.
Cobra helicopter and mooring chock.
Cobra helicopter and mooring chock.
Big Mamie, the battleship USS Massachusetts.
Big Mamie, the battleship USS Massachusetts.
Fall River Heritage State Park headquarters building.
Fall River Heritage State Park headquarters building.
Gaslamp at Battleship Cove.
Gaslamp at Battleship Cove.
Cobra, camouflaged?
Cobra, camouflaged?
Lest We Forget, part 1.
Lest We Forget, part 1.
Lest We Forget, part 2.
Lest We Forget, part 2.
Old Philadelphia Toboggan Company #54, the former Lincoln Park carousel.
Old Philadelphia Toboggan Company #54, the former Lincoln Park carousel.
Signs of Autumn 1.
Signs of Autumn 1.
Signs of Autumn 2.
Signs of Autumn 2.
The Cove at Dusk.
The Cove at Dusk.
The Ghost of the USS Fall River.
The Ghost of the USS Fall River.
USS Joseph P Kennedy.
USS Joseph P Kennedy.
Boardwalk perspective, looking north.
Boardwalk perspective, looking north.
Bridge perspective and a stark contrast.
Bridge perspective and a stark contrast.
Dock sign, showing the way to Community Boating.
Dock sign, showing the way to Community Boating.
The Braga Bridge looming over shrubs near my house.
The Braga Bridge looming over shrubs near my house.
And from a slightly different angle.
And from a slightly different angle.
Overlooking the Cove, roughly west-southwest, from yet another angle.
Overlooking the Cove, roughly west-southwest, from yet another angle.
Taunton River, looking roughly west-northwest.
Taunton River, looking roughly west-northwest.
A flower near my house. A mistake in focusing ended up making this a better shot.
A flower near my house. A mistake in focusing ended up making this a better shot.
Another perspective of the State Park building.
Another perspective of the State Park building.
Beside the State Park building.
Beside the State Park building.
A small monument in the park.
A small monument in the park.
The monument, up close and personal.
The monument, up close and personal.
And his view of the park.
And his view of the park.
Self-portrait at the State Park building, with the Braga and Battleship Cove in the distance.
Self-portrait at the State Park building, with the Braga and Battleship Cove in the distance.
The Sister City Arches, an exact replica of the Gates of Ponta Delgada, which is in our sister city, Ponta Delgada, Azores.
The "Sister City Arches," an exact replica of the "Gates of Ponta Delgada," which is in our sister city, Ponta Delgada, Azores.
Another perspective of the Sister City Arches.
Another perspective of the Sister City Arches.
Perspective shot of a stone fence at Heritage State Park.
Perspective shot of a stone fence at Heritage State Park.
The railroad that runs by my house.
The railroad that runs by my house.
Look closely. This photo is NOT what it seems.
Look closely. This photo is NOT what it seems.
For a closer view of the river.
For a closer view of the river.
Sunken construction barge.
Sunken construction barge.
And from another angle.
And from another angle.
Detail of the shoreline.
Detail of the shoreline.
More shore rocks.
More shore rocks.
A long-dead pier.
A long-dead pier.
Lighting the way home?
Lighting the way home?
This tree stands sentry over the river.
This tree stands sentry over the river.
Nice spot to relax.
Nice spot to relax.
Pulling in, or passing by?
Pulling in, or passing by?
A not-so-long-dead pier.
A not-so-long-dead pier.
Let me out!
Let me out!
He sends a very powerful message.
He sends a very powerful message.
Heroes.
Heroes.
Reflecting on what it all means.
Reflecting on what it all means.
Heroes 2.
Heroes 2.
Heroes 3.
Heroes 3.
Another of the tower.
Another of the tower.
The pigeons seem to like the tower, too.
The pigeons seem to like the tower, too.
A little out of town, but this is one of the buildings where I worked, at the Naval War College, Newport RI.
A little out of town, but this is one of the buildings where I worked, at the Naval War College, Newport RI.
Luce Hall, Naval War College.
Luce Hall, Naval War College.
Mahan Hall, Naval War College.
Mahan Hall, Naval War College.
Dighton Rock State Park Museum, Berkley MA
Dighton Rock State Park Museum, Berkley MA
History's most notorious unsolved murder...
History's most notorious unsolved murder...
...ends here. The family plot of the Bordens, Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River MA.
...ends here. The family plot of the Bordens, Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River MA.
Lizzie Borden, the accused.
Lizzie Borden, the accused.
When you're the wealthiest and most prominent businessman/murder victim in town, this is the view you get!
When you're the wealthiest and most prominent businessman/murder victim in town, this is the view you get!
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Mausoleums in another part of Oal Grove.
Mausoleums in another part of Oal Grove.
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Boats at Dighton Rock State Park.
t3%2f09%2f753709%2f4%2f113920446.BI7qvDGv.jpg A shipwreck...in someone's back yard! Berkley MA
A shipwreck...in someone's back yard! Berkley MA
t1%2f09%2f753709%2f4%2f113920451.SdbF428N.jpg Profile Rock, Freetown-Fall River State Forest, MA. Legend holds that this is the great war chief Anawon.
Profile Rock, Freetown-Fall River State Forest, MA. Legend holds that this is the great war chief Anawon.
The hill leading up to Profile Rock.
The hill leading up to Profile Rock.
Osprey nest (with resident), Route 6, Swansea MA
Osprey nest (with resident), Route 6, Swansea MA
3/4 scale Iwo Jima Memorial at Bicentennial Park, Fall River MA. This began its life as the prototype for the real Memorial.
3/4 scale Iwo Jima Memorial at Bicentennial Park, Fall River MA. This began its life as the prototype for the "real" Memorial.
The Berkley-Dighton Bridge across the Taunton River, Berkley and Dighton MA.
The Berkley-Dighton Bridge across the Taunton River, Berkley and Dighton MA.
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t3%2f09%2f753709%2f4%2f113920473.2QXyjONB.jpg Private crypt at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Private crypt at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Side view of the same crypt.
Side view of the same crypt.
A church in Somerset, just across the river.
A church in Somerset, just across the river.
Battleship Cove Community Boating students.
Battleship Cove Community Boating students.
Big Mamie in late February.
Big Mamie in late February.
Braga Bridge from a different view.
Braga Bridge from a different view.
Coast Guard chopper buzzing the Fall River Celebrates America parade in 2007.
Coast Guard chopper buzzing the Fall River Celebrates America parade in 2007.
Connor at the FRHSP Visitor Center.
Connor at the FRHSP Visitor Center.
Night shot of the Fall River Superior Court (the former BMC Durfee High School, circa 1846, according to the masonry).
Night shot of the Fall River Superior Court (the former BMC Durfee High School, circa 1846, according to the masonry).
FR Superior Court.
FR Superior Court.
FRHSP Visitor's Center.
FRHSP Visitor's Center.
Heroes.
Heroes.
Life in the concrete jungle.
Life in the concrete jungle.
Mausoleum at Oak Grove.
Mausoleum at Oak Grove.
Monarch butterfly in Fall River.
Monarch butterfly in Fall River.
Oak Grove Cemetery Main Gate.
Oak Grove Cemetery Main Gate.
Another view of The Cove.
Another view of The Cove.