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Fort Sewall
Photos by Bill Purdin
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(left)View from the top of Commercial Street on a typical day.
(right) The boat pulls near Fort Sewall.

(left) Another beautiful day in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
(right) The dungeons at Fort Sewall.

Up Harbor from Fort Sewall in early February.

(left) Fort Sewall on Ground Hog Day. Plenty of shadows.
(right) Where did all the people go? Fort Sewall in early December.

(left) Over the rail at Fort Sewall looking up harbor on the last day of 1996.
(right) More winter lobstering in December.

(left) A December portrait of Chandler Hovey Light and the entrance to Marblehead Harbor.
(right) The left stairs at the top of Fort Sewall. Priest's Island and Beverly beyond.

(left) Fort Sewall on crisp afternoon with a light dusting of snow.
(right) The rocks at Fort Sewall.

(left) The view down the back of Front Street from Fort Sewall.
(right) Marblehead Harbor as seen through the trees at Fort Sewall.

(left) A lone lobster fisherman on Marblehead's peaceful Harbor.
(right) Waves crash on the rocks below at Fort Sewall.

lLeft) Marblehead Harbor scintillates in an Autumn afternoon sun.
(right) Cat Island can be seen in the distance as the sun goes down in Marblehead, MA.

The harbor is empty once again in Marblehead, MA.
Gracies Beach on a crisp November Day in Marblehead, MA.

A peaceful early morning walk at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, MA. The Fifth In A Series.
Another beautiful scene from the walkway at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, MA. The Fourth In A Series.

(Left) Looking down onto the water at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, MA. The Third In A Series.
(Right) Sunrise From Fort Sewall in Marblehead, MA. The Second In A Series.

The View From Fort Sewall, The First In A Series.

The end of the harbor in Autumn. Note how few boats remain.

(left) Looking towards Peaches Point from Fort Sewall, in Marblehead, Massachusetts. (Wozniak)
(right) Just a little stormy over the weekend in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The historic marker at Fort Sewall. (Wozniak)

(left) Foamy rocks off Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts. (Wozniak)
(right) Waves crash violently over the nearby rocks at Fort Sewall. (Wozniak)

(left) The view from the wall at the Barnacle Restaurant in Marblehead.
Catt Island in the distance.
(right) Low tide on the Fort Sewall rocks looking down harbor, in Marblehead.

The Harbor From Fort Steps.

(left) The great old tree at Fort Sewall, Marblehead, Massachusetts.
(right) The Flowers Near Fort Sewall, Marblehead, Massachusetts.

(Left)A rail fence at Fort Sewall, Marblehead, Massachusetts
(right Overlooking Fort Beach in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

(left) A hazy day at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
(right) Bertha passes over Marblehead, but she lost her punch in the Gulf.

Just stand there for a few minutes, any day, and you will feel better. Promise.

The Sea Shanties