Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands

Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands is an indispensable guide to help you plan your island adventures.Explore military installations that protected Boston during wartimeincluding Civil War era Fort Warren.

Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands

Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands

Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands is an indispensable guide to help you plan your island adventures.Explore military installations that protected Boston during wartimeincluding Civil War era Fort Warren. Visit Boston Light on Little Brewster, site of the nations oldest lighthouse. Kayak into the coves where pirates and bootleggers hid. Wander the woodlands and meadows that were the seasonal camps of Native Americans and the sites of Revolutionary skirmishes. Sail to the outer islands, find the best year-round fishing spots, and discover why the islands are a birders paradise. Take in a jazz concert, an antique baseball game, or simply hop from one island to the next to experience the stunning natural beauty of this most storied national park area.

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The Boston Harbor Islands
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Christopher Klein
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Boston Harbor Islands: Discovering the City's Hidden Shores is an indispensable resource for those who want to uncover the best kept secret in the Northeast. Part history, part travel guide, Christopher Klein has written the most compelling invitation to explore the Boston Harbor Islands national park area to date.
Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Christopher Klein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05 - Publisher:

Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands is an indispensable guide to help you plan your island adventures.Explore military installations that protected Boston during wartimeincluding Civil War era Fort Warren. Visit Boston Light on Little Brewster, site of the nations oldest lighthouse. Kayak into the coves where pirates and bootleggers hid. Wander
The Islands of Boston Harbor
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Edward Rowe Snow, Jeremy D'Entremont
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-31 - Publisher: Applewood Books

"A reissue of Edward Rowe Snow's first book, covering the legends and history of nearly every rock and island in Boston Harbor, including Boston Light and Graves Light. The first (1935) edition resulted from research Snow did at Harvard under the tutelage of the great maritime historian Samuel Eliot Morison.
The Military History of Boston's Harbor Islands
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Gerald Butler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

This accurate pictorial history will acquaint the reader with the seacoast defenses of Boston Harbor. Fortified since the the 1600s, seacoast defenses provided important protection for the new seaport. By the Civil War, strong granite fortresses guarded the seaward approaches to the Port of Boston. Later, powerful long-range guns and
Boston Harbor Islands
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: David Kales
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: History Press (SC)

Despite the relentless development of the past two centuries, Boston's coastal geography is still defined by its Harbor Islands. Carved and sculpted by massive glaciers from millennia past, this constellation of thirty-odd isles--notorious for swirling currents, surging tides, and treacherous submerged hazards--has played an outsized role in the city's history

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