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Weeks State Park, New Hampshire

Weeks State Park - John Wingate Weeks Estate on the summit of Mt. Prospect in Lancaster, New Hampshire USA. The Mount Prospect Tower was built by John W. Weeks in 1912 and is still in operation today.
Weeks State Park – Lancaster, New Hampshire 
 

Weeks State Park, New Hampshire – Weeks State Park is a 420-acre, more or less, property on Mt. Prospect in Lancaster, New Hampshire. The main attraction of the park is the historical Weeks Estate on the summit. Built in 1912 for John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926), the main house is built of fieldstone and stucco.

Born in Lancaster on April 11, 1860, John Wingate Weeks was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. He was a leading conservationist, congressman, senator, and secretary of war but is best known for the Weeks Act of 1911. The Weeks Act authorized the Federal Government to purchase private land in the eastern United States and maintain the land as national forests. He is the reason why we have the White Mountain National Forest.

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Photos With A Foreground

Halibut Point State Park in Cape Ann, Massachusetts USA , which is part of scenic New England. Photos With A Foreground – The foreground is defined as part of a scene that is nearest to the viewer. Most photographers believe a strong foreground completes a scene.
Halibut Point State Park – Cape Ann, Massachusetts
 

Photos With A Foreground – The foreground is defined as part of a scene that is nearest to the viewer. Most photographers believe a strong foreground completes a scene. I try to include an interesting foreground subject whenever possible. If done properly, the foreground subject will relate to the scene. It does not always work out this way, but it is nice when it does.

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