The Gloucester Military Heritage & War Memorial Trail

November 11, 2020 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

From Gloucester’s earliest days through today, numerous Gloucester citizens have served their country, across all branches of armed service. Throughout the city there are statues, plaques, historical markers, and memorials that commemorate and honor their military contributions. The A Piatt Andrew Bridge, Route 128, Gloucester World War I, In Memory of A. Piatt Andrew 1873-1936 Soldier, Scholar, Statesman…. Read more »

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Q&A With Wicked Tuna’s Dave Marciano, Captain of the Hard Merchandise

November 02, 2020 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

In March 2020, Wicked Tuna premiered its 9th season on the National Geographic channel. This “monstah” of a TV series landed in the port of Gloucester, MA in 2012 which brought thousands of viewers around the world to America’s oldest seaport. Each episode caught the latest adventures of actual bluefin tuna fishing captains and their crews… Read more »

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A Gloucester Ghost Story

October 27, 2020 / 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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