Gloucester The Essential
The oldest seaport in the nation, Gloucester is one of the world's leading fishing ports. The fishermen who live and work here bringing in cod, halibut and mackerel, remain devoted to their traditions, especially to the annual Belssing of the Fleet (last weekend in June). As befits a fishing town, the nfluence of things nautical is everwhere, from the Cape Anne Historical Museum to several buildings and churches.
Overlooking Gloucester Harbor and the