In the News: Fitz Henry Lane’s Hometown Harbor

March 03, 2021 / Art and Music, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

EXCERPT FROM FITZ HENRY LANE’S HOMETOWN HARBOR | THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | PUBLISHED MARCH 3, 2021 | PHOTO BY CAPE ANN MUSEUM We are delighted to share this captivating feature from The Wall Street Journal highlighting the “Cape Ann Museum’s unparalleled collection of 19th-century painter and printmaker’s luminous works. From its earliest days as… Read more »

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In the News: Why this salty Massachusetts coastal town hooks artists

February 17, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC| WRITTEN BY HANNAH SHEINBERG What attracts visitors and artists to the salty and beautiful coastal city of Gloucester? Writer Hannah Sheinberg spends time in Gloucester and shares her findings in her recent article featured on nationalgeographic.com. In Gloucester, maritime history and magical light lure visitors to the state’s lesser-known… Read more »

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In the News: Join a sea shanty sing-along with Gloucester’s David Coffin

February 16, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE | Written by Lauren Daley | February 15, 2021 Sea shanties (or chanties) have been part of Gloucester’s history for ages and can still be heard to this day through local singing groups across Cape Ann and globally through the digital landscape. Originally working songs, this style of… 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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