Winthrop & the Boston Skyline

Winthrop & the Boston Skyline

It may only be a relatively small hill on Deer Island, but the view from up here is pretty expansive.  From this vantage point I was able to get some of the other harbor islands in on the far left. 93 in Boston is visible way off in the distance on the left, and the...
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...