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Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Savannah 2 [Orange You Glad It’s Friday]

This continues my series of posts on Savannah, GA. For me a must see venue is the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, located near Lafayette Square [see map in June 25th posting]. It is a Gothic style church that was completed in 1896 [rebuilt in 1899 after a severe fire] and one of the largest cathedrals in the South. It contains many fine stained glass windows, beautiful vaulting, murals and marble railings. 



Within walking distance of the cathedral is Monterey Square [see map]. Located around this square is the Mercer Williams House [featured in the movie “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”] and the Temple Mickve Israel [an 1876 synagogue shown below].




Another item of particular interest was the monument located in Franklin Square [see map]. It was dedicated to a group of volunteers who came from San Domingo, Haiti to fight in the 1779 campaign to capture Savannah back from the British. It honors their sacrifice and is a reminder that men of African descent were also present on battlefields during the American revolution.



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