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Doane Falls, a quiet country stream turns turbulent

August 31, 2012 Media, Photo Comments
Photo: Doane Falls by Dana, aka acheron0 on Flickr, October 23, 2010.

A beautiful description of Doane Falls is found on The Trustees of Reservations’ website. This organization searches out Massachusetts properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value and preserves them for public use and enjoyment.

The Trustees of Reservations describes what makes Doane’s Falls a special place:

“We think it’s the pastoral quality of a reservation that showcases a quiet country stream as it turns turbulent. The waterfalls on Lawrence Brook just before it enters Tully Lake indeed grab one’s attention, both visually and audibly. The falls treat visitors to a bit of nature’s frothy frenzy, if not fury…” Read more here.

In the meantime, enjoy this picture graciously shared by Dana via Flickr. When we asked if we could use the photo she looked us up and found a family connection.

“I actually read a little about your association and came across Deacon John Doane…. small world, but John Dunham and Governor Bradford were both my ancestors, so our families once knew each other pretty well.

“Happy to share the picture.”

Thanks, Dana!

Photo: Doane Falls by Dana, aka acheron0 on Flickr, October 23, 2010.

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