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Rough Point
Narragansett Bay

Rough Point, on the cliffwalk.  What can one say about it without having done any research whatsoever?  How about this: it doesn't look so rough to me.  Spin around and look at that mansion on the hill.  The person who built that mansion had a slightly warped sense of just how rough this point really was.  Money will do that.  Someone probably stubbed their toe while retrieving a croquet ball and said to themselves "now this is a rather rough spot, what? I'd better get back to my velvety green grass."  In my mind, that's the story of this not so rough point.  It is a pretty photograph however, no matter how inapt the name of its location.

Copyright: Christopher Blake
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14952x7476
Taken: 18/07/2009
Uploaded: 01/08/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015
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Tags: rough; point; cliffwalk; newport; ri
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