Custom House and Old State House
With Exchange Place and The Custom House in the background, this view of the Old State House really puts things in perspective. I’ve seen many old photos of the Old State House when it was easy to see from quite a distance. Today, you have to almost run into it before you realize you’re there.
The day I took this photo a couple from out of town walked up to me at about this same distance and vantage point. While looking and pointing at the Custom House and holding up a map, they asked if that was the “Old State House?” When I pointed down a little bit and said “no, that’s it” they were surprised they were looking right past it for almost 10 minutes and never saw it.
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