Signs, Symbols and Stones: Uncovering the Mysteries of an Urban Ethnic Landscape #8

I-195: The Portuguese American Interstate Highway. Map from Rand McNally Road Atlas, 2018.

by Jim Fonseca

We’re continuing our expedition to learn about a different culture, that of Portuguese Americans, and how aspects of that culture are visible in the landscape of southeastern New England. Signage is one of the most obvious ways that a different culture presents itself in the American landscape. I’ve been…

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Jim Fonseca

Jim Fonseca

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.