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Rainsford Island: The Quarantine Island

Lying between Long island and Peddocks Island, Rainsford Island is located in a relatively calm open area in the middle of Boston Harbor, just north of Quincy Bay.¬†Once used as a quarantine station, this a centrally located but very small … Continue reading

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What to do with the dead whale

I updated this post after checking out the dead whale for myself on Saturday (10/13) as it was washed up on Georges’s Island. It was a sad sight seeing such a magnificent animal just lying there dead. The whale was … Continue reading

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