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Gott House, Pigeon Cove, Mass., c. 1905

Samuel Gott, a weaver, was the first resident of the area of Pigeon Cove known today as Halibut Point. The postcard identifies his house as having been built in 1701, but most sources put it at a year later, 1702. … Continue reading

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Halibut Point, Rockport, Mass., circa 1915

The northeast tip of Cape Ann in Rockport is known as Halibut Point. Once the Babson Farm quarry, today it is a state park. On a clear day, the view from Halibut Point extends all the way to Mount Agamenticus … Continue reading

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Halibut Point, Pigeon Cove, Mass., 1905

This postcard needs no explanation. Besides the small sailboat in the center of the picture, note the sails of a larger schooner in the background, just over Halibut Point. The postcard shows a copyright date of 1905. It was published … Continue reading

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