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Bill Conly: "The Harbor Ferries of Marblehead"
Join 12th generation Marbleheader, Bill Conly, as he recounts the fascinating history of ferry boats in Marblehead–from the first ferry in 1659 to the last in 1968.
Imagine living in the mid-17th century when the only public conveyance from Marblehead to Salem was a ferry boat. This was the reality for early Marbleheaders were rowed across the harbor by the first ferryman, Tom Dixey. Join us at the Marblehead Museum, 170 Washington Street, on Thursday, October 3 at 7pm as 12th generation Marbleheader, Bill Conly, recounts the fascinating history of ferry boats in Marblehead. Learn how this crucial mode of transportation evolved from the first ferry in 1659View more
170 Washington Street, 161 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945