Friday, May 22, 2009

Moorestown, NJ

Wednesday was a day for checking out some of the towns around where Karen lives. After a second visit to the chiropractor (I wanted to bring him home with me), we headed to The Pie Lady. We had to see if she baked pies as tasty as Karen's. I can't say for sure either way because it is hard to compare a pecan pie to one I've never tasted. I'm sure though, that Karen's would be better. After that we walked around town so I could capture some of the wonderful architecture, local art and doors. This city is a paradise if you like to photograph those kinds of things.

First church is the Baptist Church. If I remember correctly, part of it was built in 1847.

The there is the Catholic Church. There is a guy working way up there on that fancy stuff before the steeple becomes pointy. Let me tell you, that was high. There is not enough money in this world to pay me to do that.
This cross was atop of the Catholic church until a couple of years ago when it was replaced by the current one. They refurbished it and made this nice little prayer garden next to the church.This is a needle work shop. Karen dragged me in there kicking and screaming (NOT) and I found a really cool pattern I could not live without. Yes, it is started but ...
Across the street was the very picturesque Trinity Episcopal Church established in 1837. It has the neatest doors and a wonderful cemetery where we wondered for a long time. Also had some really pretty flowers. I'd love to see the inside of this church.

Notice the dates. Now that I'm looking at the name, I'm wondering if this lady or her family had anything to do with the naming of Hainesport.
I had never seen foot stones for grave sites before. Those are the smaller stones and each one has the initials of the person.

Didn't I tell you it had great doors?!?!
This passage way from one part of the building to another creates a really neat window to the courtyard.
This is the door for an interior design shop. I love the wood work around it. They just don't build things like that any more. I was thrilled that I managed to keep myself out of the picture on this one.
They don't build buildings like this any more either. And the grounds are so pretty.
There were a couple decorated dogs around town. I think they had done a contest/exhibit a year or so back and this was one of the ones that had been purchased and adorned the corner of the yard above. It has multiple buildings from the town painted on it. I love it! So much fun. We had seen another one done with a mosaic look using colored glass.
Moorestown is a really nice town. I could roam around it again and probably take a ton more pictures of houses and who knows what.

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