Monthly Archives: June 2014

Spectacle Island: The heart of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park

Just a short ferry ride away from downtown Boston, this accessible and tourist friendly island offers spectacular views of the City of Boston and virtually all of the Boston Harbor Islands from its high drumlins. ¬†Spectacle is an island named … Continue reading

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Distant view of Provincetown across Cape Cod Bay

A view of Provincetown from all the way across Cape Cod Bay, as seen from the bluffs at Manomet, Plymouth:

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Fort Sewall: The Colonial-era outpost at Gale’s Head

Built in 1742, Fort Sewall in Marblehead, MA is one of the oldest fortifications on the east coast. The fort was originally built in English Colonial times for defense against the French, but the current structure has remained active in … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor in the fog

Last week was a particularly foggy one around Boston Harbor, as one can see from the following photos: Boston Light, as seen up close on a very foggy and overcast morning: At the end of the remains of a wharf … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Graves Light up close on a bright June day

Graves Light, as seen up close from the south side, this past Saturday, June 7th.

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