A Gloucester Ghost Story

October 24, 2019 / Good to Know, History/Maritime

The Charles Haskell, built in 1869, was troubled from the start. During construction, a workman was killed. Fearing a bad omen, the superstitious owner sold her. A new owner fitted her out and sent Captain Curtis and crew out on her maiden voyage. Just days later, while fishing on Georges Bank, a storm blew in. Boats… Read more »

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Judges Selected for Gloucester 400 Commemorative Medal Design Competition

September 25, 2019 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News

Gloucester Celebration Corporation, the official organizers of Gloucester, Massachusetts’ 400th-anniversary celebration, announced the official panel of judges for Phase I of the Commemorative Medal Design Competition. The panel is tasked with selecting three finalists from over three dozen designs submitted in Phase I of the competition. Design entries were received from artists worldwide, including Italy,… Read more »

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The Sea Is All About Us – Gloucester Review

August 16, 2019 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

WITH PERMISSION TO POST AND WRITTEN BY ROBIN CATALANO | FEATURED IN THE GREYLOCK GLASS ON AUGUST 8, 2019 Driving along the boulder-strewn coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts, gives the impression of endless shoreline. Beach rose, summersweet, and milkweed bloom in tight clusters above towering cliffs, their tops desert hues of clay and sand, their bottoms turned inky… Read more »

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