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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870.

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Maryhill Museum and Columbia River, Washington

 
 




 
 

I can extract some memories of things past concerning trips to Maryhill Museum, Sam Hill's (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Hill) bleakly Quixotic manse:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maryhill_Museum_of_Art.   I have memory traces of Rodin sculptures, Russian icons, First Nations basketry, and other works. 

2 comments:

  1. It looks like a nice interesting small museum, located in the middle of nowhere.

    You don't remember a full-size astronomically-aligned reproduction of Stonehenge?

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  2. Yes, the Stonehenge replica is pretty cool as well. The monument is reproduced in a way that shows all the lintels still in place, as one can see in photos.

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