The Lanes of New Salem
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Isaac Burner Residence Visiting New Salem can be addictive. For a photographer, it is easy to find something new and worth capturing on every visit. But, even without a camera, it is possible to take away a new impression and insight on every visit.

Photographers are easily seduced by sweeping vistas of mountains, valleys and waterfalls. New Salem has none of those.

Instead of breathtaking views, it is imbued with the simple elegance of the heartland.

New Salem gives the visitor the opportunity to look and see, freed from daily distractions. And, that may be its greatest gift.

We may never forget a visit to the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone or Niagara Falls. But, it can be hard to carry the soul of those grand sights with us back to our everyday lives.