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The Shipbuilding and Manufacturing History of the North River

For over 150 years, some of the largest shipyards in America were located along the banks of the North River, in what are now the towns of Norwell, Pembroke and Hanover. The locations of the shipyards were far upstream, several … Continue reading

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Historic place of the week: The Winslow House

Marshfield’s Winslow House, located just a walking distance from Green Harbor, was a notable part of the history of Massachusetts Bay history. It was once the home of the founding family of the town of Marshfield, and remains very well … Continue reading

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The Spit at the North River’s Mouth

The North River winds its way eight miles through Plymouth County from the hills of Pembroke at its origin to its Mouth at Scituate, where it empties into Massachusetts Bay. Near this mouth lies a large sand spit and a … Continue reading

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Views of Green Harbor and Brant Rock

Green Harbor, an inlet in South Marshfield is a year round commercial fishing port. The nearby village of Brant Rock was reportedly the location of the first radio transmission.  Recreational boating season is largely over by early November, but Green Harbor is a … Continue reading

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