According to the Boston Globe of June 9, 1991, George Gleason was a colorful character who made a decent living working the clam beds of Cape Ann. He was also a trapper, sold bait and fishing tackle and was a story-book New Englander.
This memorial is found at the entrance to Long Wharf on Atlantic St. Does anyone have personal memories of George that you would like to share? If so, please send in a comment so that we newcomers can learn more about our local history.