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365 Barrington Mystery Photo

329. “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

 With last week’s mystery photo we challenged you to identify the buildings and streets shown in a “Birdseye View of Historic Barrington” and we consulted with a local history expert who chose our winner.  We’ll announce the winner in just a minute, but first, here’s a look at our brand new mystery photo of the week taken by Barrington photographer, Anthony Tortoriello.  Can you guess where in Barrington Anthony was standing when he took this picture?
We have a great new prize for the winner of this new photo contest.  But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner.  Barbara Benson, local historian and author of the book, They Builded Better than They Knew: Historical Perspectives of the Barrington Area, reviewed the submissions for accuracy and chose the guesser whose answer most thoroughly described the Barrington landmarks in last week’s “history mystery photo”.  And the winner is……

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Guess Where Wednesday Weekly Mystery Photo Contest at 365Barrington.com

238. Guess Where Wednesday" & Last Week’s Winner

 It’s funny how powerful the senses can be. Beautiful music that brings back memories of my childhood makes me well up the minute I hear it. When I’m feeling nervous on an airplane and my husband holds my hand, I instantly feel (a little) more relaxed. And the smell of my parents’ house on Thanksgiving tells me, unmistakably, that I am home.  So I thought this would be an appropriate mystery photo for Thanksgiving week.

Can you guess where in Barrington I took this picture? You’ve probably driven past this sign a million times and we have a great prize for the winner of this new photo contest. We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago we drew the winning name and it is……

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Guess Where Wednesday

231. Guess Where Wednesday & Last Week’s Winner

 So it’s clear to me now that local history is no mystery in Barrington! We had a record-breaking number of guesses come in last week when we published our “mystery photo” from the Barrington Area Library archives. More on that in a minute. But first, we have an AWESOME prize for the winner of our new mystery photo contest. So let’s get to it! I cropped this picture to make it a little more challenging. Can you guess what this is a picture of?

We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago we drew the winning name and it is……

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Historic Photos of Barrington, Illinois

224. “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

 We’re going back in time for this week’s “Mystery Photo” here at 365Barrington.com. This picture comes straight from the Barrington Area Library’s archive of historic photos. You can’t take a picture like this today because this building is no longer standing. But if you’ve been in Barrington a while, this one will probably be obvious. Can you guess what this is a picture of?

We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago we drew the winning name and it is……

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Mystery Photo Contest at 365 Barrington

203. "Guess Where Wednesday" & Last Week’s Winner

 I love Barrington this time of year. The air is crisp, the breezes are cool and the changing leaves paint gorgeous fall rainbows at every turn. I snapped our new mystery photo on a walk this week when I paused at a popular place in town.  Can you tell where I was?  If you know where I took this picture, we have a great prize for the winner!

We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago my babysitter drew the winning name and it is……

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Nope - not telling who it is

196. “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

 I’m so excited about this week’s mystery photo that I can hardly contain myself. It’s a little different this week, because this is not a picture that I took. And this photo was not taken in Barrington. But, the man in this photo will be in the Barrington area next week. He’s famous and he’s famously handsome. More clues and the winner of last week’s contest in just a minute, but first, here’s our new mystery photo of the week.

OK, so this may be totally obvious to you if you’re a superfan. And, if you’re a superfan, I’m not going to reveal how you can meet him, yet. I’ll give you the details you need to find out in just a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. Just moments ago my babysitter drew the winning name and it is……

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168. “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

 Are you ready for another mystery photo here at 365Barrington.com?  We’re announcing the winner of last week’s “Guess Where Wednesday” contest today and we also have a new photo and a new prize for this week’s contest.  I have a feeling this might be an easy one, but I could be wrong.  Can you guess where in Barrington this picture was taken?

We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner.  Thanks to all of you who entered our contest last week.  We had a lot of guessers and all of you were right, except for my mom.  Her answer was very clever, but it was INCORRECT ;).  I’m happy to announce that we did draw the winner’s name today and it is……

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161. “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

 It’s Wednesday and that means it’s contest day here at 365Barrington.com. We’re happy to announce the winner of last week’s challenge and we also have a new mystery photo and a great prize for this week’s winner. So let’s try this again.  Can you guess where in Barrington this picture was taken?

We’ll get to this week’s prize in a minute. But first, let’s talk about last week’s winner. We had a bunch of correct guessers last week, but we drew the name today and the winner is……

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Where in Barrington Was this Photo Taken?

154. New at 365 – “Guess Where Wednesdays”

 To me, the first day of the month always seems like a great time for fresh starts.  So, on this September 1st, we’re trying something new and we’re excited to see how this goes.  Starting today, we’re going to feature a contest called “Guess Where Wednesdays” here at 365Barrington.com.  If you can guess where in Barrington the weekly “Guess Where” photo was taken, you win a prize.  You’ll find details below, but first, here’s our inaugural mystery photo:

Here’s how it works:

On Wednesdays, I’ll post a photo here that has been taken somewhere in Barrington.
You can submit your guesses about where the photo was taken in the comments area for this post.
You have until midnight on Friday to submit your guess.
The following Monday, we’ll draw a name and contact the winner with instructions about receiving the prize of the week.
Only one guess per person is allowed.
Only guesses posted here on this website, not on Facebook or Twitter, will be entered into the weekly drawing.
Your email address must be valid, so we can contact you if you win.

I’m working on coming up with some fun prizes for this contest, but for this week, we’re giving away two free tickets to……

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