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Fort Sewall

Front Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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A lovely scenic walk

After a nice lunch at the Barnacle, it was a perfect walk to help digest our lobster rolls! The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Annie P
Miami Beach, Florida
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Great views of MHD harbor

Whether your a resident taking your morning constitutional with your dog, or a tourist hoping to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“short walk” (8 reviews)
“great place” (14 reviews)
Front Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Sewall was only a short walk from our hotel. It is at the neck of Marblehead harbour and provided great views of the many boats and also of the Islands beyond the harbour.

Thank KP11347
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such history! And beautiful! Ya have to go see. It's the best spot in Marblehead to look at the boats coming and going from harbor.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This one has the most history and you can almost feel the American Revolution vibe. We have been visitin git for years and the same time warp effect is felt

Thank Jumbo F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Fort Sewall is of modest historical interest, but what makes it worth visiting are the terrific views of Marblehead Harbor and the open ocean. It is an easy walk from the Old Town section of Marblehead. The price is right too: There is no admission...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Beautiful views of the bay, and also Atlantic Ocean from this park. It's an easy drive, and there is plenty of free parking nearby, in the town center. The town has restaurants and shops too, so you can make an afternoon trip of it.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The fort is a bit of history from the long history Massachusetts has to offer. It also overlooks the ocean and harbor for some great views. Almost 360 for the area it is definitely a must if you are in the area. You are also...More

Thank Angel_Travel_Bug
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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.