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Today's weather vane was seen on the cupola above a barn on Lufkin Street in Essex, Massachusetts. Essex was a wooden ship building community (and still is!) and is located next door to Gloucester, Massachusetts, which is even more famous for fishing and maritime occupations. The sea, the history of the region and perhaps someone's job as a whaler in the distant past make this weather vane a perfect fit for Essex. This two dimensional weather vane was hard to spot through the trees, but well worth pulling over to take a few quick photographs.
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