Author: Bill Brotherton

Past & Present

Little island, big history

If you stand on the shore of Marblehead, Swampscott, Lynn or Nahant and look out to sea to the northeast, you’ll see a small nondescript island about a mile away. That three-acre piece of land — Egg Rock — has a rich history. In the mid-1800s, Swampscott was home to a growing fleet of about […]

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