Fall in Swarthmore (a photo tour)!

Now that the crisp fall weather is upon us at last, I am ready to share the shots I’ve been sneaking all over town! Swarthmore is at its most beautiful through the poignant lens of autumn.

A picture of downtown Swarthmore in fall...

A picture of downtown Swarthmore in fall…

...taken from in front of our small local real estate firm, which is decked out for Halloween!

…taken from in front of D. Patrick Welsh, which is decked out for Halloween!

This is my family's favorite tree to watch during fall! We see it as we walk through the alleyway between Thatcher Park (the tot lot) and Swarthmore Ballet Theatre.

This is my family’s favorite tree to watch during fall! We see it as we traverse the walkway between Thatcher Park (the tot lot) and Swarthmore Ballet Theatre. You can see its tips are fiery with the change of seasons.

The library looks so inviting with the warm lights in the window...

The library looks so inviting with the warm lights in the window…

The trees on Harvard Avenue at Cornell are always so lovely, but right now they are lit up like spun gold...

The trees on Harvard Avenue at Cornell are always breathtaking, but by next week they will be lit up like spun gold…

The Swarthmore Rutledge Home and School Association threw their Annual Fall Festival last Friday! There were pumpkins...

The Swarthmore Rutledge Home and School Association threw their Annual Fall Festival last Friday! There were pumpkins…

...beautiful homemade treats...

…beautiful homemade treats…

...body painting...

…body painting…

... face painting...

… face painting…

And magical hayrides around the field! (SRS principal, Dr. Tuck, came along for every ride, greeting every child by name!)

And magical hayrides around the field! SRS principal, Dr. Tuck, came along for every ride, greeting each child by name!

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