Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands (Paperback)

A Guide to the City's Hidden Shores

By Christopher Klein

Union Park Press, 9781934598061, 223pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2011

List Price: 17.95*
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Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands is an indispensable guide to help you plan your island adventures.Explore military installations that protected Boston during wartimeincluding Civil War era Fort Warren. Visit Boston Light on Little Brewster, site of the nations oldest lighthouse. Kayak into the coves where pirates and bootleggers hid. Wander the woodlands and meadows that were the seasonal camps of Native Americans and the sites of Revolutionary skirmishes. Sail to the outer islands, find the best year-round fishing spots, and discover why the islands are a birders paradise. Take in a jazz concert, an antique baseball game, or simply hop from one island to the next to experience the stunning natural beauty of this most storied national park area.