Folly Cove, Rockport, 1930

Folly Cove has historically been known for hosting small fishing boats in the hake fishery, and also for loading Cape Ann granite onto granite schooners. A breakwater was built there for that purpose by the Rockport Granite Company in 1906. Today, Folly Cove is known for its scuba diving and the "eat-in-the-rough" Lobster Pool Restaurant: http://www.lobsterpoolrestaurant.com/main/index.php

Folly Cove has historically been known for hosting small fishing boats in the hake fishery, and also for loading Cape Ann granite onto granite schooners. A breakwater was built there for that purpose by the Rockport Granite Company in 1906. Today, Folly Cove is known for its scuba diving and the “eat-in-the-rough” Lobster Pool Restaurant: http://www.lobsterpoolrestaurant.com/main/index.php

2 comments

  • It would be great to get another restaurant out there. Prime spot just waiting for someone to take over!

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  • Folly cove was the end of my paper route GDT on weekends I would go over to the clam shack and restaurant to eat…The clam shack was seasonal closed during winter had fried clams by pint or quart boxes, french fries, onion rings, fish and chips type…I wish I could remember the name…

    We used to walk from lanes cove to folley cove all the time on the rocks or take Langsford street to where it meets up with Washington street and walk over there…Thanks Fred! Dave & Kim :-)

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