From the Boston Harbor Islands Collection

The 39 acres of Georges Island is just over seven miles from Boston and the site of Fort Warren, a National Historic Landmark dating back to 1847. The fort remained in use for 100 years, including service as a Civil War prison where it held Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens. The site is partContinue reading “From the Boston Harbor Islands Collection”

New Book to Spotlight Weir Farm and its Connections to Long Island

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, the only national park dedicated to American painting, will be authored by Xiomaro, a fine art photographer from Roslyn Heights, in a deal he signed with Arcadia Publishing.  The park, located in Connecticut, was the home of J. Alden Weir (1852-1919), the father of AmericanContinue reading “New Book to Spotlight Weir Farm and its Connections to Long Island”

First Book on Connecticut’s First National Park to be Authored by Xiomaro in Deal with Arcadia Publishing

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Wilton, CT:  The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut’s first national park unit and the only one dedicated to American painting, will be authored by Xiomaro, the park’s Visiting Artist, in a deal he signed with Arcadia Publishing.  About 150 of Xiomaro’s photographs will be accompanied with captions that, he explains,Continue reading “First Book on Connecticut’s First National Park to be Authored by Xiomaro in Deal with Arcadia Publishing”