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Fort Sewall

Front Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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Beautiful view

There isn't much left of the fort but the location is fantastic. You get great views of the water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anne-Christine R
Boston, Massachusetts
Great Views

Great views of the harbor, lighthouse and ocean. You can see all the boats and some houses on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“short walk” (8 reviews)
Front Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't much left of the fort but the location is fantastic. You get great views of the water around you. Bring a picnic and sit on a bench!

Thank Anne-Christine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of the harbor, lighthouse and ocean. You can see all the boats and some houses on the Neck from here. Good place to watch the sunrise. Also a great place to play frisbee.

Thank Grizlette
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Interesting historical facts, spectacular view of the bay. Easy access, a close walk from the Inn. If you travel with your dog, a lot of locals take their pet there.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

All of my Marblehead reviews start the same. Marblehead is like a wonderful little jewelry box. By foot, walking just a few blocks... By car, driving just a few miles... You can see and feel all of the jewlels. Ft. Sewall is a place you...More

1  Thank 69dude
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My kids have always loved to hang out at Fort Sewall. We often take picnic lunches there. At low tide, the beach is also fun. Lots of critters in the water and rocks to climb. There are bathrooms, but they are not always open.

1  Thank Elgtors
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Fort Sewall sits on a small cliff at the mouth of Marblehead Harbor, across the harbor from the famous Corinthian Yacht Club. During the Revolutionary War, this harbor was important since the American ships could attack the British and then take off for the safety...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

After a nice lunch at the Barnacle, it was a perfect walk to help digest our lobster rolls! The view is spectacular, and it is then a ice short stroll through the lovely old streets to the shops along Washington.

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Whether your a resident taking your morning constitutional with your dog, or a tourist hoping to see some historical sights, this is a great destination. With spectacular views of Marblehead harbor and the Marblehead light, a stroll around the Fort is well worth bearing any...More

Thank TheWhiteRoad
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great view of the harbor. My husband did an early run there and loved the view of the sunrise. It's a really nice place to visit.

Thank Geri G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Ft. Sewall dates back to the early 1700s, when it was built by the British. It has the remains of an earthen fort, one of the first in the Colonies. A walkway around the fort provides a beautiful view of the harbor and the lighthouse...More

1  Thank Dalefarkas
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Ishani O
29 April 2017|
Response from shivaya | Reviewed this property |
I think off-season on leash it's ok, but am mot sure. Across the street is Riverhead, where dogs seem to be allowed.