Gloucester MA: At the Intersection of Fisheries and Art

September 20, 2018 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

With permission by Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Featured in Gateway Mavens, September 19, 2018 WHY GO: The iconic statue, “The Man At the Wheel” defines Gloucester MA past and present. Sporting foul weather gear, the Fisherman’s Memorial, erected in 1923, lists the thousands of Gloucester mariners lost at sea. Home port of the Andrea Gail – the fishing boat that… Read more »

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Discover the City of Gloucester

May 23, 2018 / History/Maritime, Things to Do & See

A short, pleasant drive or train ride northeast of Boston Gloucester, MA is the home to America’s original seaport and the oldest working art colony in North America. Settled in 1623, Gloucester remains among the busiest fishing ports on the Eastern seaboard. Drawn to Gloucester’s rich history and natural beauty, visitors delight in pristine beaches,… Read more »

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A Closer Look at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

May 16, 2018 / History/Maritime, Things to Do & See

Exterior Photo: Courtesy of Historic New England. Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House is a National Historic Landmark located in East Gloucester, overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Beauport was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. After Sleeper’s death, Beauport was purchased by the McCann family, who preserved the home much as… Read more »

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