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Spinnaker Island, Once Called Hog Island

Once known as Hog Island, the island now known as Spinnaker Island lies south of Point Allerton, Hull in the Northern section of Hingham Bay. Today, the island is connected to the mainland via a long causeway. The island was … Continue reading

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Peddocks Island: Prince Head and West Gut

The dune of the Prince Head on the Southeastern edge of Peddocks Island: While not the largest Boston Harbor Island (that title goes to Long Island) Peddocks ranks second in area but has the longest coastline of any of the … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Old Boat

This broken old boat caught my eye: It was sitting near the Pemberton Point boat house in Hull. Surrounded with weeds and paint peeling off its hull, this boat had likely not seen any action on the water in quite … Continue reading

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An early spring visit to Peddocks Island and Fort Andrews

While not isolated per se- the island is located in close proximity to the population centers of Quincy and Hull- Peddocks does feel desolate. I was fortunate enough to visit Peddocks Island last Saturday, a cold, early spring day. Like all the … Continue reading

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Black Rock Beach and Straits Pond

Black Rock beach is a stretch of shoreline that lies just South of Boston Harbor, reaching around the outer side of South Hull and reaching into North Cohasset. The beach is named for the Black Rocks- two small islands lying … Continue reading

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World’s End and the Weir River

A view if the distant Boston Skyline from World’s End: The image above is taken from World’s End, a reservation area located at the extreme Southeastern edge of the Boston Harbor. World’s End is a park and reservation in North … Continue reading

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One Hull of a Sunset

As a large narrow Peninsula jutting out into the Eastern edge of Boston Harbor and separating it from the Atlantic Ocean, the town of Hull is unique to this area in that it has a large Western-facing shoreline. From here, … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor picture of the week: Sunrise over Hull

I took this sunrise photo recently on a clear morning aboard an early commuter boat into the city.  With the weather getting cooler, the humidity getting lower, and the sun rising later, this time of year is ideal to see … Continue reading

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Views from Fort Revere in Hull

Above, a panoramic view of the structure of Fort Revere looking North. Below is a view looking East over Point Allerton and Hull Harbor from the top of the fort. Fort Revere is a less well known landmark, which is … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor Beacon Picture of the Week: Sunset over Sunset Marina

A hot sunset over Sunset Marina in Hull, Massachusetts.

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