These are links to online Fort things -- stories, resources, and occasional oddities -- that we admire and support.
GOOD MORNING GLOUCESTER Good Morning Gloucester is a long standing blog created by Gloucester, Massachusetts lobster broker Joey Ciaramitaro. GMG is a snapshot of living and working on the docks of the oldest commercial fishing harbor in the United States.
THE GREASY POLE Created by Michael Pallazola, Emile Doucette, Tom Papows and Brian Wright, this mini-documentary about the Greasy Pole took home one of the three top awards given in an international competition that began with over 100 films submitted from around the globe.
THE FORT PROJECT Photographer Ernest Morin’s beautiful black and white photographs of the Fort.
CAPE POND ICE Cape Pond Ice, a 156-year-old business, is an historical institution in its own right and a significant part of the neighborhood’s way of life, landscape and character.
ESSEX SHIPBUILDING MUSEUM The Essex Shipbuilding Museum tells the extraordinary story of a small New England village that built more two-masted wooden fishing schooners than any other place in the world. The Essex Historical Society began in 1937, committed to collecting and preserving the unique history of the Village of Essex. The Museum was established in 1976 as part of the town's observation of the American Revolutionary Bicentennial. The Museum maintains one of the best maritime collections in the region.
CAPE ANN MUSEUM The Cape Ann Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the art, history and culture of the Gloucester area, including Rockport, Essex and Manchester, and maintains a collection of historic images and artifacts of Gloucester neighborhoods, including the Fort.