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Location Rockport, Massachusetts
Address Rockport, Massachusetts 01966, United States
Lat, Long 42.648611, -70.593056
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Description Cape Ann is a rocky cape in northeastern Massachusetts on the Atlantic Ocean. The cape is located approximately 30 miles northeast of Boston and forms the northern edge of Massachusetts Bay. Cape Ann includes the city of Gloucester, and the towns of Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport. It also includes the easternmost part of Beverly. Cape Ann was first mapped by the explorer John Smith. He had given it the name "Cape Tragabigzanda", after his owner in Constantinople when he was enslaved as a prisoner of war by the Ottoman Empire. She had fallen in love with him. He later escaped in Russia. When Smith presented his map to Charles I he suggested that Charles should feel free to change any of the "barbarous names" (meaning the many Native American names) for "English" ones. The king made many such changes, but only four survive today, one of which is Cape Ann, which Charles named in honor of his mother, Anne of Denmark.
Keywords MA, Beach, Ctiy Street, Gloucester, Rockport
Updated on 2014-05-28
Created on 2013-09-16
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