Tag Archives: Gloucester

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: Gloucester’s White-Ellery House

As one of the oldest structures in Massachusetts, The White-Ellery House stands as a relic of Gloucester’s colonial times: With its protruding, rocky coastline, Cape Ann was naturally spotted early on by European Settlers sailing from the East. Captain John Smith was the … Continue reading

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A Unique Perspective of Massachusetts Bay

A unique view of the Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: The Long Island Bridge in the foreground, with Gloucester’s wind turbines in the background. This edited and highly zoomed-in photo was taken from the top of the Granite Links Golf … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor Fishing Boats

The outer Boston Harbor has once again become a fertile fishing ground. Boats converge on the ledges and flats to pursue both lobsters and fin fish, coming from the harbors of South Boston, Hingham, Hull and Winthrop, among others. Below are … Continue reading

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Highlights of exploring the North Shore by boat

Pictured below, the schooner Thomas E. Lannon on a summer afternoon, as she passes Eastern Point Light at the entrance to Gloucester Harbor: The “North Shore” of Massachusetts Bay is rocky, rough and uneven, but provides some stunning views and … Continue reading

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Gloucester: Eastern Point and Thacher Island

I was lucky enough to make it up to Gloucester yesteday for a bit of fishing and sightseeing.  I brought my good Nikon camera and was able to take some cool shots along the Cape Ann coast. Gloucester Harbor is … Continue reading

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The Gloucester wind mills visible all the way from Scituate

A great perspective of the expanse of Massachusetts Bay: Yesterday, the three new wind turbines recently put up in Gloucester were visible all the way from Scituate! Here is a photo of them, with Minot Light and Scituate Glades in … Continue reading

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Gloucester fishing boat washes up on Cohasset shores after storm

This week’s Nor’easter, packing wind gusts up to 50mph, swept a Gloucester fishing boat all the way across Massachusetts Bay. This morning, while driving down Jerusalem Road in Cohasset, I was surprised to see the boat was still there, so … Continue reading

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New Gloucester wind turbine visible from afar

You can see it! Last Saturday, I noticed the structure off the Northeast while I was out in the bay East of Boston Harbor. The new wind turbine in Gloucester is very clearly visible to boaters from outside Boston Harbor, … Continue reading

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A Tour of the North Shore: Day trip to Gloucester Harbor, Thacher Island, Rockport and the Annisquam River

This past Sunday’s conditions were ideal, so I made a trip up to Cape Ann. After navigating past the beautiful and secluded twin lighthouses of Thacher Island off Rockport’s coast, I decided to take advantage of the conditions and head … Continue reading

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