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Bonnie and Ernest Chapin of La Harpe took "The Quill" along on their New England Fall Foliage Tour and Niagara Falls, Canada and are standing in front of a bog of red cranberries. Leaving Quincy October 1st, they spent the first night of their 14 day trip in Grove City, Ohio.
Monday afternoon, they arrived in Niagara Falls, New York to tour the Horseshoe Falls from Goat Island before going to the American Falls.
That evening, they viewed the falls from the Skylon Tower at 775 feet and ate dinner there.
Tuesday, they traveled on to the Kingston Gananoque area and arrived at Alexandria Bay, NY. The following day was a boat cruise tour of the 1000 Island Region of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Thursday they were in the Adirondack Region of New York, spending the night at Lake Placid. And Friday, they rode the ferry across Lake Champion into Vermont and into the White Mountains of New Hampslhire, which was the most vivid colors of the trip.
Portland, Maine, Booth Harbor was the next stop where they explored it's historic waterfront area. Boston, Maine, was the next tour viewing Old Ironsides, North Church and Boston Market.
October 10th found them in Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod for the whale watching cruise aboard the Dolphin Fleet.
The next day, the Chapins were at A.D. Makepeace Company, cranberry bogs which were very interesting with the Ocean Spray processing plant right on site.
The last tour was in Newport, Rhode Island, at The Breakers which is an audio guided tour of the 70 room Italian Renaissance style villa, built in the Gilded Age by Cornelius Vanderbilt, II. They headed homeward through New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, arriving in Quincy October 14th with the "Goodwin Tours" and with great memories.
When you go on a trip, take "The Quill" along, and have your picture taken with it, and send it to us. Let's see where all "The Quill" can travel.