Fences on Friday

Walking around Portland, Maine, one cannot help but notice the beautiful wrought iron fences which surround many properties.

I love the old wavy brick sidewalks and think about the many feet that have passed over them through the years…

Fences in Portland, Maine

the fences are works of art…

Fences in Portland, Maine

Fences in Portland, Maine

such pretty details…

Fences in Portland, Maine

Fences in Portland, Maine

Fences in Portland, Maine

I love the way this is painted and the plantings continue the color…

Fences in Portland, Maine

each one is so pretty…

Fences in Portland, Maine

Fences in Portland, Maine

and no two are alike…

Fences in Portland, Maine

much of the architecture in Portland is Victorian or Gothic because the city burned in 1866 and virtually everything had to be rebuilt…

Fences in Portland, Maine

this pretty townhouse was about a block from our hotel…

Fences in Portland, Maine

I fell in love with this row of townhouses…

Fences in Portland, Maine

with their pretty fence…

Fences in Portland, Maine

and colorful doors…

Fences in Portland, Maine

each door a different color…

Fences in Portland, Maine

Fences in Portland, Maine

Fences in Portland, Maine

giant hosta lilies poking their leaves through…

Fences in Portland, Maine

number two son told me “come on, we will be walking back the same way and you can see the same thing on the way home”…

Fences in Portland, Maine

I guess if you see this every day it is not quite as exciting…

Fences in Portland, Maine

Please tell me when this happened?…

Fences in Portland, Maine

I just don’t get it…

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Comments

  1. Angelyn says:

    Beautiful fences!

  2. I love how you notice so many details that I would typically not see. Thanks for giving me a new perspective today.