Things to see and do - Gloucester
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The oldest seaport in the nation, Gloucester is one of the world's leading fishing ports. The fishermen who live and work here bringing in cod, halibut and mackerel, remain devoted to their traditions, especially to the annual Belssing of the Fleet (last weekend in June). As befits a fishing town, the nfluence of things nautical is everwhere, from the Cape Anne Historical Museum to several buildings and churches.
Tourist attractions Gloucester : Things to see and do
27 Pleasant St USA - Gloucester MA 01930
Three levels of sunlit galleries trace the history of the maritime industries here, and highlight works of 19C and 20C artists such as Winslow Homer and Fitz Hugh Lane, who were drawn to Cape Ann's light and landscape.
11 Pirate's Lane USA - Gloucester MA 01930
The North Shore Arts Association is located among East Main Street's restaurants and art galleries. The association features the work of local artists. Nearby, jutting out into the water, Rocky Neck has harbored an artists' colony since the 19C.
80 Hesperus Ave. USA - Gloucester MA 01930
Inspired by castles built in the Middle Ages, this stone castle was completed in 1929 by the eccentric inventor John Hays Hammond, Jr. On one side, twin towers rise 80ft above terraced gardens, a drawbridge and an enclosed exercise yard that Hammond ..
75 Essex Avenue USA - Gloucester MA MA 01930
Located on Cape Ann, this Gloucester hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and views of the water. There is an on-site marina that offers charters for fishing and whale-watching. Overlooking the Annisquam River, the indoor swimming pool facility at the..