Historic Prescott

Learning a bit about my new town is a big part of a personal photography project I am undertaking.  My plan is to photograph buildings and/or areas in Prescott, a town with a rich and interesting history. I have been taking photos since I moved here, but now I am doing it with the intention of making a collection, eventually a gallery slideshow on my blog.

Yesterday, I chose to photograph the courthouse with a view of the Thumb Butte behind it.  I took the photo on a hill (which I’ve read is called Nob Hill) standing just down from the Goldwater House.

27Feb2014-2941I considered Photoshopping the wires out, but decided against it for the sake of authenticity- but may reconsider.  There are wires obstructing almost every view in this town- perhaps they add to the character!

And below is the Goldwater House, built by Henry Goldwater (uncle to Barry) in 1894. 27Feb2014-2951

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4 responses

  1. Wow what a view in first pictures, gorgeous mountains. You have so much to explore in your new town. Have a great weekend!

    March 1, 2014 at 12:06 am

  2. How grand that you are now just an hour from me, we really should met up and even if it is just for coffee and a tour around town. I love going to downtown Prescott. Such a lovely little downtown area. You have captured the area beautifully, can’t wait to see more of this from you.

    March 3, 2014 at 6:22 am

  3. Debbie

    What an awesome view of the courthouse and Thumb Butte!! I’ve never seen anyone do this particular composition!! Well done!!

    March 3, 2014 at 3:14 pm

  4. Impressive shots and even more impressive is your plan to create a Prescott Collection. Excellent idea! And I think you’re right about the wires. If it were just one, then m aybe get rid of it but with so many and telephone poles as well, they’re and integral part of the scene.

    March 16, 2014 at 1:23 pm

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