The Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens is a wonderful example of “the country place,” when rural retreats were designed as places that integrated indoor and outdoor spaces – and that were meant...
Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse was built in 1835 to mark the entrance to nearby Rockport Harbor. The Town of Rockport owns the tower and 1.8 acres it stands on.
In 1911, the Swett-Ilsley House became the first property acquired by Historic New England, just a year after its founding. The original portion, built in 1670 by Stephen Swett, was one room deep...
The Tattersall Farm offers 19th century plantings, working hayfields, rolling meadows, and wooded paths used for walking, jogging, and cross-country skiing.
Ten Pound Island Light Station was established in 1821 to safely guide mariners into Gloucester's inner harbor.
Tendercrop Farm offers fruits, vegetables, plants, dried flowers novelties, Christmas trees and food products including prepared foods, baked goods and a butchery.
Thacher Island is open to the public from mid-June until mid September. It can be reached via the Thacher Island launch which runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call 617-599-2590 for reservations...
The Cabot Theatre is a North Shore treasure, a legacy of the visionary showmanship of the Ware Brothers.
The Captain Samuel Brocklebank house was built in the late 1600s.
Resting on a granite base in the center of Gloucester's long, narrow Stacy Esplanade is the iconic The Gloucester Fishermen's Memorial.