As I had stated many times before, the Grings Mill & Recreation Area has much History tied to it.  Since, the old Schuylkill Canal used to run right thru this area there are many “left over’s” from that time that still can be viewed. This stack of stones was once a bridge support thatContinue reading “HORSE & MULE BRIDGE”


  Carpenters’ Hall is a treasure in historic Philadelphia. It hosted the First Continental Congress in 1774 and was home to Franklin’s Library Company, The American Philosophical Society, and the First and Second Banks of the United States. Today, Carpenters’ Hall is open to the public and welcomes over 150,000 world-wide visitors to this wonderfulContinue reading “PHILADELPHIA HISTORY”


  Front original walls to the Union Canal Lock #43   THE UNION CANAL was once a major transportation method of transporting goods from the Coal Region Area to as far as Philadelphia.  Canal Boats moved up on down the canal, pulled along by Horse & Mule.  The Walls and Canal are still visible afterContinue reading “B&W PHOTO CHALLENGE – DAY 3”

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