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Old Time Gloucester


Dogtown is an area in central Gloucester of about five square miles, or 3600 acres, stretching from the Riverdale section of the city, north of Route 128, into Rockport, and including the Goose Cove and the Babson Reservoirs.

Click here to read more about the history and legends of this ghost town.

And here to read about Gloucester’s  folklore,  superstitions, and legends. Note: This article  was published by Proctor Brothers Publishing Company which was located where Passports is today.