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Fort Sewall

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Address: Front Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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Historic & naturally stunning!

An important pre- & post-revolutionary site located in a corner of "Old Town" with its quaint homes & sounds & smells of the Atlantic. High on a bluff oveooking the harbor & local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shivaya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An important pre- & post-revolutionary site located in a corner of "Old Town" with its quaint homes & sounds & smells of the Atlantic. High on a bluff oveooking the harbor & local islands, this is lovely spot for families & dogs to recreate, artists to paint & couples to romance. Good in all seasons!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Good place to just sit and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Marblehead Harbor, and learn about the history of Fort Sewall.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to sit on a park bench, talk and relax. Great views of the islands, water, and local neighborhood.

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Thank Paul G
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Ft Sewall is a picturesque park to visit. It is situated in Marblehead,Ma. It is also historical, and history buffs will be d lighted to visit this park. It has views of the harbour, and also Little Harbour. In the summer time, one can watch fishing boats and recreational boats go by. On the 4th of July, one can watch... More 

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Thank Marianne T
Marblehead, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Another gorgeous park in town on the water is Crocker Park. This and Fort Sewall are beautiful any time of the year. There's a great dock for jumping off of in the summer. Fun for all ages; spectacular views!

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Thank neraky2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The fort itself is small but interesting. The views from the top are lovely. It is worth a quick stop. As with everything in Marblehead, the parking is extremely limited.

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Iwakuni
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

This park has beautiful views of the Marblehead bay and surrounding areas. Highly recommend a stop at this beautiful park!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had nice time walking in park Gorgeous views of Harbor Can't wait to come back in summer though loved the solitude of winter

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Wilmington, Delaware
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I wished I could have spent more time enjoying the amazing views and taking in the history of Fort Sewall. I recommend this place for any history buff or view seeker.

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Thank Don S
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

History and incredible scenery rolled into one. A must see when visiting Marblehead. I love coming here to witness the sunrise with Marblehead Neck and the lighthouse in the background but it is delightful any time of day. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the surrounding views. Be sure to bring your camera or you will regret it.

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