Stops in Cohasset

The Irish have always found sustenance from the sea and so it was when they began arriving in Cohasset, they turned to fishing for cod and mackerel along the rocky ledges and the ocean beyond. These ledges, you might say, were a double edged sword providing rich fishing grounds while posing a danger to ships such as the Brig St. John.

Celtic Cross Monument

5 S Main St, Cohasset, MA 02025

Cohasset Maritime Museum

4 Elm St, Cohasset, MA 02025

Memorial Bench

Joy Pl, Cohasset, MA 02025

About Cohasset

In many ways, Cohasset is the typical New England town with white steepled church overlooking a lovely common and duck pond, lined with antique colonial homes. Nearby an active village main street is lined with historic buildings, charming shops and restaurants that range from French bakery specialties to lobster rolls and fine dining. The almost Maine-like rocky coastline attracts boaters, artists and adventurers. In this paradise, the largest shipwreck on the South Shore occurred, taking the lives of 99 men, women and children.

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