Tag Archives: E.C. McIntire

Gloucester 250th Anniversary Memorial Arch, 1892

For the celebration of its 250th anniversary in 1892, Gloucester erected this memorial arch adjacent to the former town hall, now the American Legion building, on Washington St. The original plan called for two such arches, one on Dale Avenue … Continue reading

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The Twin Lights, Thatchers Island, Rockport, Mass., c. 1910

Here is a view of the Twin Lights on Thacher Island, taken from the Rockport shoreline. The postcard is postmarked 1911, so the picture is likely to be at least a year older, if not even more. The postcard was … Continue reading

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An Elevated View of Rockport, Mass., circa 1910

Here is an interesting view of Rockport. The perspective appears to be from Pleasant Street or thereabouts. Postmarked July 19, 1910, the card was published by E.C. McIntire, Gloucester, and printed in Germany. The card has a rather sad note … Continue reading

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The Straitsmouth Inn, Rockport, Mass., 1908

In a post yesterday, I mentioned the Straitsmouth Inn, which stood on Gap Head from 1906 until it burned to the ground on New Year’s Eve in 1958. Built and operated by Ella S. Wilkinson, the inn could¬†accommodate¬†100 guests. Postmarked … Continue reading

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