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“Where’s Joe’s Rock?” or “What Makes an Easy Walk?”

View from Joe's Rock, Wrentham

View from Joe’s Rock, Wrentham

The genesis of my Easy Walks book series began when I noticed  an unusual amount of activity on my website, people asking the question, “Where’s Joe’s Rock?” Continue reading

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Blackstone River Bikeway in Lincoln

There are a number of access points on the Blackstone River Bikeway, a wonderful railtrail that follows the Blackstone River from Woonsocket, RI to Pawtucket. There are views of the river along much of the 14 mile trail, but there are also interesting man-made structures that are pretty amazing. These views are found in Lincoln, RI, a pretty quiet section of the trail.  SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

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Marjorie Turner Hollman

Marjorie Turner Hollman is a personal historian who loves the outdoors, and has completed two guides to Easy Walking trails in Massachusetts, “Easy Walks in Massachusetts 2nd edition,” and “More Easy Walks in Massachusetts.” A native Floridian, she came north for college and snow! New England Regional Chair for the Association of Personal Historians, she is a Certified Legacy Planner with LegacyStories.org, and is the producer of numerous veterans interviews for the Bellingham/Mendon Veteran’s History Project. http://www.marjorieturner.com



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Enjoying The Wonders Of The Blackstone Gorge


Marjorie Turner Hollman (courtesy of Bellingham Bulletin)

There are wild places in New England, and settled areas, but rare are the locations where the two are as closely nestled together as at the Blackstone Gorge in Blackstone, MA. One must drive through a densely settled neighborhood before reaching the large, well-marked parking lot next to the spillway at the Gorge. The contrast of civilization next to apparent wilderness never ceases to surprise me. Continue reading


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