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Greta place to visit. Take the ferry and after 30 minutes you reach George's Island. You will better understand the history of Boston Harbor. The rangers are just great. I recommend the tour. By the way the lobster roll at the cafetaria are very good;
The visitor center has interesting information and civil war artifacts on display. The fort itself is massive with lots of rooms to explore. Great piece of American history. The ride over to the island but ferry was very pleasant. The only negative thing, was all...More
This island has a lot of history and worth the ferry ride. It is also where Fort Warren is. In short it's where British troops were stationed during the Revolutionary War (prior to Fort Warren). Then Fort Warren became a Fort and prison for Confederate...More
George's island with its Strategic location, 7 miles in front of Boston Harbour, is having Fort Warren, a historic landmark and named after Maj Gen Warren who died at the battle of Bunker Hill.. It's construction started in early 17th century and was completed by...More
My friend and I went for the Civil War Days. The ferry was fast and fun. The history tour was well done and fascinating. We had a special treat of two young men playing the fife and drum. Other workers showed the weapons of the...More
We caught the ferry from Hingham to George's Island, which was itself worthy of review. Our $54 ticket for two adults and one senior included free parking (avoiding the $4.50 parking in Hingham), but we missed the 10AM ferry, since arriving at 9:30 was not...More
You get here by ferry which is a bonus in itself as there are great views of Boston and all the islands and shipping on the way.
The visitor centre is interesting and informative but the eating is a bit lacking. The fort itself is...More
The fort is so cool to explore, the guides do a great job telling interesting folklore stories. the view of the Boston Light doesn't get better. The visitor center is great and and there's a few picnic areas with shade. don't miss the shuttle to...More