Why is Marblehead famous?

Why is Marblehead famous?

Marblehead residents have had many claims to fame including the claim of being the birthplace of the United States Navy. This claim was the result of the residents of Marblehead owning and manning a ship named Hannah.

How much does it cost to park at Plum Island beach?

Parking Lot

Weekday Weekends & Holidays
Non-Resident $15 $20
Newburyport Resident (w/ sticker) $10 $12

How much does it cost to go to Wingaersheek Beach?

Good Harbor Beach/Wingaersheek 8:00am to 5:00pm: $30.00 weekdays. $35.00 weekends, holidays.

What percent of Massachusetts is white?


White alone, percent  80.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)  9.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)  0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)  7.2%

Where is Marblehead Massachusetts?

Perched on a rocky peninsula that stretches out into the Atlantic, the seaside town of Marblehead features some of the most striking views and stunning scenery that northern Massachusetts has to offer.

Where are the best beaches in Marblehead?

Devereux Beach is located off Ocean Avenue at the beginning of the Causeway to Marblehead Neck. Fort Beach, located at the entrance to Fort Sewall, offers a broad view of the end of Marblehead Neck and Chandler Hovey Park. The local fishermen still moor their dinghies (small boats) from “out-haul lines” fastened to the rocks.

How big is Devereux Beach in Marblehead?

Marblehead’s premier beach, Devereux Beach’s 5.48 acres of waterfront offers a refreshing swim in the Atlantic Ocean, pavilions, benches, picnic tables, restroom facilities, a restaurant and parking. It was once the site of the home of John Devereux (1615-1695), for whom the beach is named.

Who were the first settlers in Marblehead?

The first settler in Marblehead were Europeans who set up their colony near the shore, the present day Bradlee Road. In 1632, a pilgrim from the Mayflower Colony arrived in the area and established a fishing colony. Today, the roots of fishing, yachting, whaling, and shipping are apparent in the town.