Photo Challenge #395

For a couple of years, a “Pride Bench” — decked out in rainbow colors — sat in front of Mystic Market. Everyone traveling past, on heavily trafficked Charles Street, saw it and smiled.

When the store closed in May, Westport Country Playhouse company manager, Bruce Miller thought that — given their close ties to the LGBTQ community — the Playhouse could make a good next home.

The Mystic Market folks agreed. The “Pride Bench” now sits proudly in front of the Sheffer Studio.

Fred Cantor, Lynn Untermeyer Miller, Amy Schneider and Jonathan Prager all knew the new location of the bench. Susan Iseman, Nancy Vener and Celeste Champagne, meanwhile, recognized it from its previous location. (Click here to see the photo.)

This week’s Photo Challenge is less colorful — but very interesting. If you know where in Westport you’d see this, click “Comments” below.

(Photo/Johanna Keyser Rossi)

12 responses to “Photo Challenge #395

  1. Lynn Untermeyer Miller

    Along the entrance road to Burying Hill Beach

  2. Is this a Kelly Spearen sculpture?

  3. Seth Schachter

    Home that back up to creek at burying hill beach

  4. Michael Calise

    Burying Hill Beach entrance

  5. Andrew Colabella

    Backyard of beachside common from burying hill beach

  6. Correct — near Burying Hill Beach entrance road (private home on Beachside Common). Great of the homeowner to share with everyone passing by!

  7. As seen from driveway into Burying Hill beach. In back of a nearby home, across the marsh.

  8. It’s very cool!

  9. The item is on the lawn of a house which is on your right as you enter Burying Hill

  10. Sharon Paulsen

    Cool! Does anyone know how long it’s been there? It’s strangely familiar to me, but I haven’t been back to Westport for many moons now!

  11. mary ann batsell

    it is the yard of a house on Beachside Common, but you can see it from the entrance road to Burying Hill Beach.

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