Thompson Island – Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

Thompson Island is one of the many islands making up the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. New photo by Wanderlust Family Adventure / Google Photos David Thompson established a trading post on the island in 1626. The island was mainly used for grazing of

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Custom House Maritime Museum – Newburyport, Massachusetts (Essex National Heritage Area)

The Custom House Maritime Museum in Newburyport, MA is part of the Essex National Heritage Area an affiliate of the National Park System. Built in 1835 and designed by the same architect that designed the Washington Monument; Robert Mills. The building is located on the

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