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Road to Thomas Farm

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 1 February 2017 in Landscape & Rural.

The farm was established in 1780 and consisted of 261 acres. It was bought in 1860 by Christian K. Thomas, a Baltimore dry goods merchant. Some of the heaviest fighting during the Battle of Monocacy took place on this farm in 1864. During the Civil War, the Battle of Monocacy was significant in that it prevented the Confederate troops from marching on to Washington, D.C.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

A l'infini. .... Belle profondeur d'image.
J'aime beaucoup ce style de cliché.
Magnifique. .)

1 Feb 2017 5:20am

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

Beautiful view and beautiful shot

1 Feb 2017 5:31am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuutiful view !!!

1 Feb 2017 7:14am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique vue e tiamge quelle route quelle perspective fantastique.
Ici on a eu la neige en octobre après le vent chaud qui a fait fonde puis de retour la neige en grande quantité, mais à nouveau maintenant le vent chaud. terrible.

1 Feb 2017 7:55am

Martine from France

Superbe perspective, la route paraît infinie.

1 Feb 2017 8:39am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magnifique cette perspective

1 Feb 2017 9:45am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Strange how we can so easily still feel History lingering in places like this . .

1 Feb 2017 9:59am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, perspective & colors!
Lovely road !!!!!!!!!!

1 Feb 2017 11:27am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

And a lovely road, at that. Lovely.

1 Feb 2017 11:29am

ceteceva from Angers, France

Envie de rouler sur de telles routes à travers la campagne !

1 Feb 2017 12:17pm

Frances from Boston, United States

Lovely landscape with a fabulous view down the road.

1 Feb 2017 12:22pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful capture of the farm with the long history. Great perspective and nice compo. Have a nice day :)

1 Feb 2017 2:13pm

jean pierre a from France

jolie perspective!! amitiés

1 Feb 2017 3:11pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Very good catch of this road. Good depth. Tanks for the info too.

1 Feb 2017 3:43pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a dynamic viewpoint. My eye is drawn throughout the image. Beautiful

1 Feb 2017 4:06pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition . A superb perspectiv !

1 Feb 2017 4:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An outstanding road shot for the trees, fences, and general appeal of the orad. Excellent.

1 Feb 2017 4:34pm

Roger Dekert from VAUREAL, France

Long is the road...
Et chargée d'Histoire... C'est une belle perspective... Maintenant que nous sommes en période de paix, ce doit être agéable de s'y promener à l'ombre quand les feuilles auront repoussé...

1 Feb 2017 6:59pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

What an excellent PoV which adds an incredible amount of depth to this composition!! Thank you for the background information. Some of it sounds familiar from what I read in "Alexander Hamilton".

1 Feb 2017 7:20pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful composition. I like the way the eye is drawn through the photo.

1 Feb 2017 9:06pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Excellent composition and interesting information regarding this place.

2 Feb 2017 2:01am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

fine rural scene

2 Feb 2017 2:55am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien la perspective

2 Feb 2017 8:50am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a lovely avenue

2 Feb 2017 12:36pm

franz from Baden, Austria

Perfect perspective and picturesque bare trees. Interesting historical info as well.

2 Feb 2017 12:59pm

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