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In the winter of 1632, Massachusetts Governor Winthrop and his men saw the following: “…they came to a very great pond, having in the midst an island of about one acre and very thick with trees of pine and beech and the pond had divers small rocks standing up here and there in it, which [they] therefore called Spot Pond.” Well, yesterday on New Year’s Day 2011, this is what I saw at the very same spot:

Spot Pond is centrally located in the Middlesex Fells.  I look forward to returning in the spring for some contrasting images.  Meanwhile, you can learn more about this lovely spot here.


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