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Boiling Spring, Pigeon Cove, Mass., c. 1912

I need your help with this one. The location depicted in this postcard is a mystery to me. I am hoping that some astute readers can provide me with more information. Some sources believe it was in the area of … Continue reading

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Pigeon Cove from Pigeon Hill, circa 1912

Here is a view of Pigeon Hill in the days when it was much more bare and cows roamed its pastures. This postcard is from the Rockport Photo Bureau. The card is not dated, but based on its similarity to … Continue reading

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The Witch House, Pigeon Cove, Mass., c. 1915

This is a real-photo postcard of the house that still stands at 188 Granite Street in Pigeon Cove. The house — which is listed on The National Register of Historic Places — is often called the Witch House thanks to … Continue reading

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Two Views of 11 Long Branch Ave., 1909 and 1913

Here are two real-photo postcards, both showing the cottage that still stands at 11 Long Branch Avenue in Pigeon Cove. The second card identifies the cottage by the name Sans Souci.¬†According to an online realty site, the house was originally … Continue reading

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Clifford House, Pigeon Cove, Mass., c. 1912

The longer I write this blog, the more I learn that seemingly every house in Rockport has a story to tell. The Clifford House — which still stands at 182 Granite St. in Pigeon Cove — is no exception. What … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parade, Pigeon Cove, circa 1912

I meant to post this on Memorial Day, but better late than never. This is a postcard from the Rockport Photo Bureau showing the Memorial Day parade through the center of Pigeon Cove. Children are running ahead of uniformed men … Continue reading

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Wharf of Pigeon Hill Granite Co. in Winter, c. 1905

This winter view of the Pigeon Hill Granite Company’s wharf in Pigeon Cove was probably photographed by Charles Cleaves from his home at the top of Pasture Road. This is a real-photo postcard from the collection of Pigeon Cove resident … Continue reading

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