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At Paradise Cliff, Rockport, Mass., c. 1910

This real-photo postcard shows the view from Paradise Cliff along Eden Road in Rockport. In the distance is Thacher Island and its twin lighthouses, while a schooner passes between the island and the shore. As I explained in an earlier … Continue reading

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Ye Pine Grove Cottage, Pigeon Cove, Mass., circa 1910

The cottage shown in this real-photo postcard was located on Point de Chene Avenue in Pigeon Cove. I do not know its full history but I do know that for several years, including 1915, it was the summer home of … Continue reading

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Inner Harbor, Rockport, Real Photo Postcard, circa 1910

This real photo postcard is interesting not only for its view of the harbor, but also for its view of Bearskin Neck. As you can see, the ocean end of the Neck was relatively clear of buildings, compared to how … Continue reading

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Granite Shore Beach, Rockport, Mass., circa 1900

Until 1898 in the U.S., only the U.S. government could produce what we think of today as postcards. Private companies could buy these government-issued “Postal Cards” with one side blank, print their own advertising on them, and mail them for … Continue reading

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