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Summer Views of Peddocks Island

Last week, I returned to Peddocks Island for the first time in over a year. It was a bright blue sky day. The island was very ho, and the grass and brush of the island’s long, low-lying center was very … 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(s) of the Week: Harbor Islands in the spring

The Boston Harbor Islands have turned a bright shade of green as the spring has arrived. Here are some springtime photos of Peddocks Island and Long Island over the past week. The woods around Peddocks have turned a bright green … Continue reading

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Socked in! Scenes from a day of heavy fog in Boston Harbor

Heavy fog encroaches on the pier at Pemberton Point in Hull: The term “socked in” refers to being completely surrounded by thick fog to the extent that heading out to sea is impractical. This term was allegedly coined around these … 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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