2023 marks the 400 years since English colonizers first settled on the land that is now called Gloucester. As the City of Gloucester and all its residents, past and present, embark on the community’s 400+ anniversary year, it’s a good time to look back and, at the same time, to look ahead. Here at the Cape Ann Museum, that’s an exercise we do frequently and always with great joy and amazement. We'll be posting related events and stories here:


Native Waters; Native Lands

Poles Hill Flag

Emma Jane Mitchell Safford (1846-1932)

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