Last Saturday while I was out walking around parts of New London I stopped in at Fort Trumbull State Park. The current fort was built from 1839-1852 with the first fort on the site being built in 1775. That makes it history and you know how I feel about history!
Even though the fort isn't open for the season yet, the grounds are and you can walk around the outside of the fort which is located on the Thames River and not quite directly across from Fort Griswold, a place I've previously written about and where a bloody Revoluntionary War massacre occured.
As I walked around the grounds of the fort on Saturday with a beautiful blue sky above me, I knew I was going to have no problem finding pictures for today's meme and I didn't!
This tree is just inside the entrance to the fort and stands all by itself just past the Visitor's Center. It's extremely tall and I bet is quite handsome when its branches are covered in leaves. With any luck that time won't be that much longer!
These trees stand to the side of the fort and obviously have been affected by the winds that blow in off of the Thames River. Again, I bet they look quite nice with leaves and as I'm planning another trip down to Fort Trumbull after it opens for the season, I'll have to remember to take some pictures for comparison.
I have some more pictures of the fort to show you in a future post but I thought these two were the best for the beautiful blue sky and wispy clouds that making Looking at the Sky on Friday such a fun thing to do.
May all your Friday skies be blue!