Category Archives: Boston Harbor Picture of the Week

The Gurnet Point Light

Gurnet Point is an isolated outcrop of land lying at the end of the Duxbury Peninsula and located within the Town of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Accessible only by driving over sand, the area is far removed from other parts of the … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week: Liberty Schooner

One of the beautiful Liberty Schooners in Boston Harbor yesterday afternoon, July 18th.

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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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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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Two views of the Long Island Bridge

Two views of the Long Island Bridge…. Driving over: And passing under: The top photo was taken on the way out to Long Island, which I had the privilege of doing thanks to the Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands.┬áThe … Continue reading

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Winter on Massachusetts Bay

With what seems like the longest New England winter in a decade nearly over, here is a look back some photos of harbors, lighthouses and ocean views that were taken around Massachusetts Bay over the past several icy, cold months. … Continue reading

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Historic place of the week: The James Blake House

The James Blake House is the oldest house standing in Boston today. This may come as a surprise to some, as popular notion holds the Paul Revere house to be the oldest house in Boston, which is incorrect, ad the … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Wave crashing over Minot Light

Minot light getting pounded by huge surf in the storm of December 14th, 2013. Offshore buoys recorded wave heights of over twenty feet this morning.

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Picture of the week: Thompson Island city view

The Boston skyline as seen from Thompson Island: Saturday afternoon was exceptionally calm: The lack of wind made Dorchester Bay look as flat as a pond. The low tide exposed the sandbar to Thompson island, where I was able to … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week: November Full Moon

November’s full moon last week: As seen at dusk, from high at the top of Whitney Woods in Cohasset, overlooking Massachusetts Bay.

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