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Monday, June 30, 2014
Thread of Many a Hue
That bridge in Willimantic isn't the only place in Windham where frogs perched on spools pay tribute to the town's past.
There are also several of these painted amphibians scattered about. This one is in front of a school building.
The spools represent the area's textile manufacturing
For an explanation of the frog motif,
You have to appreciate a town that celebrates the humble spool of thread
that one time in 1754 when they lost their collective mind.
have to appreciate whoever had the idea to integrate the two and produce a frog wearing a shawl.
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