I did not bike the next day, rain was predicted. The weatherman and I were both wrong. But riding the van gave me the opportunity of retaking some of the photos I had lost.
We caught up with the bikers at the West Chop Lighthouse built in 1817 and run by the Coast Guard.
We next caught up with some of the group at the Chilmark Pottery in West Tisbury, a town that was officially incorporated in1892, the last town to do so.
so on Marth's Vineyard. The Pottery was an active place where you could see a wide variety of hand
made pots, dishes, vases, etc. and observe the
owner throwing clay on his wheel
vase in this case that turned a lovely blue as it cooled.
I was fascinated by the display of glass pumpkins, a specialty for the season, and proceeded to buy one. It looks lovely on our dining room table for the Thanksgiving Holidays.
ever seen under one roof -
And it doubled as a post office with these boxes you can now see in antique stores.
Across the street at the town hall/library was the rest room which displayed the sign showing its special type of recycling.
to allow me to re-take a couple of the pictures I had lost the night before. I loved this fence made to resemble a cow.
Returning to Vineyard Haven for lunch at the Black Dog Tavern, we had the opportunity to see our Ferry arrive to return us to Cape Cod, the start of our way home.