Park Alert

End of public ferry season: As of October 9, regular public ferry service to the Boston Harbor Islands has ended for the season. Visit the calendar page for information about off-season cruises and programs.


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Honoring Our Veterans

Soldiers on Peddocks Island. Unknown date. (Photo credit: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation)

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park would like to honor all of our nation’s veterans. The harbor’s military past spans the history of our nation: from the siege of Boston during the Revolutionary War, to the Civil War prisoner of war facility at Fort Warren, to the 20th century radio school on Gallops Island—men and women from every conflict served dutifully here in preservation of our nation and its values. Please enjoy this video to learn more about these stories. Thank you for your service!

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