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I’m dipping into my archives for my post to Thursday Doors this week because I didn’t get any images of pretty or interesting doors this past week.
Sveadal located in Morgan Hill, Ca is a little Swedish village that one must pass through to get to a popular Santa Clara County Park called Uvas Canyon. I pass through this village when I go looking for waterfalls in Winter.
“In 1926, the Swedish American Patriotic League purchased 110 acres of beautiful mountain property for a potential retirement home that soon evolved into a summer resort. It has a beautiful Clubhouse, recreational facilities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, playground, ball field, picnic and camp grounds, two creeks and two outdoor dance floors. There are 49 private cabins and 10 rental units. ” ~Sveadal.org
This past January while on my out of the area after photographing waterfalls, and little cascades here, I stopped to make some images of the doors in the village.
Nº D10– I really like the shape of the rails, and color scheme of this cabin right down to the delicate white curtains. The listing awning over the French Doors with its shingles covered in moss is also quite charming I think. 🙂
Shed Door– the rust and mold caught my eye. It gives the door more character I think.
Nº D6-The scalloped trim on the portico, the panel door, the 9 paned windows with their shear white curtains, and the smoke stack…this is where I’d like to be tucked with my camera, a good book, plenty of tea, wine, food that isn’t fussy or too complicated to prepare, and He-Man, and Diva Dog for the week-end.
I also love the patina on the fence in front of Nº 6. I wonder what metal it is made of? Iron?
Apparently Fairies, or Hobbits live here. Unfortunately, not one Fairy or Hobbit answered the door. I love this and want one in my yard. I wonder what the story is behind it? Is this a tradition I wonder?
For the History buffs I will let Ted Olsson’s speech given on the 100th Anniversary of the Swedish American Patriotic League speak to that here.
There’s a bit more to see here, and I’m sure more than a few hidden gems. I hope to find those in future trips back to the area.
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Nikon Df| Nikkor 28-105mm| Delkin Digital Film| PS CC 2015
More to come…
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