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Address: Front Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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Walk Through Historic Marblehead and Finish at Fort Sewall.

Meander through historic Marblehead and make your way down to Front Street past the Landing Seafood Restaurant and local Driftwood Diner hangout, continue on down past The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Rowayton, Connecticut

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Rowayton, Connecticut
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Meander through historic Marblehead and make your way down to Front Street past the Landing Seafood Restaurant and local Driftwood Diner hangout, continue on down past The Barnacle Restaurant out to the Fort Sewall Park. Wonderful views of harbor, light house and coast line, dogs on leash allowed. Great place for a picnic or sit and read, plenty of benches... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Relaxing more like a park than any thing else,but nice view of the harbor with benches to sit and relax.

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Menlo Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great place to enjoy a stroll along the cliffs overlooking the water. Kids can run around the old fort, and climb on the rocks. Lovely spot for a picnic.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Fantastic little park located on a peninsula going out into the bay. Great views from three sides. Nice benches to sit on and rocks to climb on.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Very cool, well preserved Fort from before the revolution began. The views are fantastic and I love the plaques on the rocks that they have for those who represented Massachusetts.

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Estero, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We walked from The Barnacle restaurant to Fort Sewall and was pleasantly surprised at the remains of the fort and the views that this point offered. Parking is limited so look to park on Front Street before getting too close to the fort. We parked nearly in front of The Barnacle Restaurant.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The site has beautiful views. The historical information available is limited but appropriate for the significance of the site. There is not much of the above-ground structure, I felt that is was enough to have a good sense of what had been there.

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Hanover,Va.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Parking is limited and will require a moderate walk. Well kept grounds, very nice views of the harbor and boats.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a must see if your ever in Marblehead. Lots of history and beautiful views. I'm always eager to go there and walk around any time of the year.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Even though formally called "fort . . ." little of trhe original fort remains, other than a couple of underground chambers. What is there are a number of park benches looking out over Marblehead Harbor and the ocean north and east towards Gloucester. Best approached by walking - parking is problematic, as is true in most of downtown for that... More 

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