Our World: Autumn Colors in Harpers Ferry

Autumn color in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.  September 26, 2013.

Autumn color in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. September 26, 2013.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them.)

This is my post for the Our World meme.  This meme is a second generation of My World Tuesday created by Klaus Peter and is hosted by five wonderful ladies.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

On our recent trip to the east, Betsy and I saw our first inklings of autumn color in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.  The beautiful yellows of these trees quickly caught our eyes.

Autumn color in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.  September 26, 2013.

Autumn color in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. September 26, 2013.

These trees were actually in the parking lot of the Visitors Center, but they were beautiful nevertheless.

Looking toward the Potomac River from Jefferson's Rock, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.  September 26, 2013.

Looking toward the Potomac River from Jefferson’s Rock, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. September 26, 2013.

This final picture was taken later at Jefferson’s Rock above the town of Harpers Ferry.  The red tree and church steeple attracted my attention.  That’s the Potomac River beyond the steeple.

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29 Responses to “Our World: Autumn Colors in Harpers Ferry”

  1. Eileen Says:

    Beautiful photos, George! I love the Harpers Ferry Area! The leaves are pretty!

  2. Neal Says:

    Those are all beautiful. The last one is special however. Very nicely done.

  3. MadSnapper Says:

    God paints better than anyone I know… so beautiful

  4. Linda Says:

    You caught those yellow trees in the first shot in perfect light. They just glow!

  5. sylviakirks Says:

    Beautiful captures and such gorgeous colors!! I particularly love the last shot! Awesome! Hope you have a great week, George!!

  6. busybeesuz Says:

    The colors are just gorgeous….but that last photo took my breath away; perfection!

  7. Ms. A Says:

    Fantastic colors and that steeple was an added surprise down there!

  8. I Am Woody Says:

    Love these! I am especially drawn to the last one. Just beautiful!

  9. dayphoto Says:

    There you are, George! In the midst of all of our American History…walking in the footsteps of my grandparents and yours. Fall is lovely…here it just doesn’t last long.

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    http://deltacountyhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com

  10. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    Beautiful leaves. Our trees are just starting to turn. I’m waiting for ‘that’ day when I can get some pretty pictures.

  11. Hilda Says:

    Such rich and beautiful colors!

  12. Blackberry Lane Says:

    My favorite time of the year – beautiful.

  13. rhiebert Says:

    That is some beautiful colour.

  14. ladyfi Says:

    What spectacular colours!

  15. Ajay Kumar Says:

    What the natural beauty..
    Indeed, Great time of the year..

  16. imac Says:

    Wonderful show George, Beautiful colours.

  17. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful and scenic place.

  18. Gillena Cox Says:

    beautiful fall colours; have a nice Tuesday

    much love…

  19. Amanda Says:

    These are stunning Autumn images. The blue swirled sky in the last one makes for a completely wonderful palette of color & composition!

  20. Judy Says:

    Gorgeous images, George!!! I think you are getting brighter colours than we are…

  21. Sonnja Says:

    Beautiful Autumn photos!

  22. Sartenada Says:

    Fantastic fall colors! I admired every photo in a bigger format and enjoyed them. The last photo is my favorite one, because I love the landscape in it.

  23. Carletta Says:

    Beautiful color and skies from my home state!

  24. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    George, the first picture is my favorite today, it is awesome, and I mean that in the real sense of the word!!

  25. Rose Says:

    George, so glad I don’t have to pic a favorite shot…these are just beautiful.

  26. Linda W. Says:

    Nice shots, George! I hear that there’s a nice hike at the visitor center that’s not too long; I hope to try it soon.

  27. Linda G. Says:

    I’ve been in the same spot as you, when you took that last picture. It has been a while since we have been to Harpers Ferry. I have always enjoyed our visits there.

  28. alskamom Says:

    You captured some really beautiful shots of the Autumn color, George! Your photos are fantastic!

  29. Lrong Says:

    Wooh, very pretty fall colors… we are still very much ‘green’ over here…

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