widow's walk

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a lookout atop a coastal house

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New England weather, however, took its toll on the mansion's most recently constructed widow's walk, built in 1999 by students at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, and the peeling, rotted structure was removed in 2009 for repair.
Vulter took office last spring as co-president of the Friends of the Asa Waters Mansion, a volunteer organization dedicated to preserving the historic home, she was determined to have the refurbished widow's walk put back in place.
This is the frosting on the cake of the Asa Waters Mansion, this widow's walk," Ms.
The assemblage is punctuated by details that evoke a New England sea captain's town: a cupola, two widow's walks, plenty of dormers, two red brick chimneys, and a tower that resembles a lighthouse.
There are plenty of ladders and stair shafts elsewhere to take one up to balconies and widow's walks with incredible views.