Water Tower Hill from Deer Island

Water Tower Hill from Deer Island

Some interesting information about Winthrop and the surrounding areas. Winthrop was settled in 1630 as Pullen Poynt (Pulling Point), so named because the tides made hard pulling for boatmen. Originally part of an area called Winnisimmet. The area was annexed by Boston...
Powwow River Waterfall

Powwow River Waterfall

The falls in the center of Amesbury are part of the Powwow River, with a variety of machinery, dams, and houses surrounding the falls. The river flows under a historic building in the center of the town. During flooding, the Powwow River has made national news due to...