A Prelude To Paradise

A Prelude To Paradise

New Arrivals The Flynn/Giuliano family landed in Annisquam in 1948 when Mom and Dad bought property on Norwood Heights. Mom was born and raised in Gloucester but the village of Annisquam at Lobster Cove was a bit off her beaten track. The entrance to the village was...
Major American Artists Created on Cape Ann.

Major American Artists Created on Cape Ann.

The fine arts are an important aspect of Gloucester 400th Plus in 2023. Many of the leading American painters and sculptors, summered, settled, and taught primarily in Annisquam, East Gloucester/ Rocky Neck, Lanesville, Folly Cove, Rockport and nearby Magnolia. A...
Cape Ann Artists

Cape Ann Artists

The Cape Ann and Gloucester which I knew as a teenager is unrecognizable today. From a stop in front of the Annisquam Village Church I caught the bus to town for movies at the North Shore or Strand theatres or to roam Brown’s Department store. A prevailing sense was...
Strawberry Banke

Strawberry Banke

The post and beam 17th century homes of New England were created in the manner of British homes of that period by Colonial settlers. While often restored, and stripped of later additions, a remarkable number of these dwellings still stand. Typically, they are built...