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Life Saving Station and Straitsmouth Inn, Rockport, Mass., c. 1915

Even though the Life Saving Station and the Straitsmouth Inn were nearby each other on Rockport’s Gap Head, it is rare to see them together in the same postcard. This view looks across Gap Cove from along Marmion Way, and … Continue reading

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Gap Cove, Rockport, Mass., circa 1915

This view is looking from Straitsmouth Point across Gap Cove, with the Twin Lights of Thacher Island in the distance. The Straitsmouth Inn would have been a bit farther down the road to the left. The two shed-like buildings were … Continue reading

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The Stone Fireplace, Straitsmouth Inn, circa 1925

The Straitsmouth Inn stood on the tip of Gap Head, also known as Straitsmouth Point, from 1906 to 1958, when it burned to the ground on New Year’s Eve. I’ve posted other views of the exterior of the inn, but … Continue reading

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Straitsmouth Inn, Rockport, Mass., circa 1912

Here is a real-photo postcard view of the Straitsmouth Inn, which stood on the tip of Gap head from 1906 until it burned to the ground on New Year’s Eve in 1958. For another view of the inn, see this … 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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