Mystery Harbor Answers

October Mystery Harbor: Woods Hole, Mass.

October Mystery Harbor: Woods Hole, Mass.

November 21, 2022 at 12:00 am

HOLY MOLY – You guessed it… the not-so-mystery harbor! WOODS HOLE, MASS. A BIG thank you to everyone who responded. Woods Hole was more than the answer to a guessing game. From what’s been shared through so many responses, it is a place made of memories. And the winner is…Read More

August/September Mystery Harbor: We finally have an answer! Linekin Bay

August/September Mystery Harbor: We finally have an answer! Linekin Bay

September 26, 2022 at 12:00 am

This was definitely one of the hardest Mystery Harbors we’ve posted in a long time. You can blame former editor and Points East founder Sandy Marsters who came up with the image. Sandy’s tip about the harbor’s connection to Roger Duncan did finally elicit three correct answers, which are below.Read More

August Mystery Harbor: Nantucket Boat Basin

August Mystery Harbor: Nantucket Boat Basin

July 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

Best job I ever had I grew up working the docks of the Nantucket Boat Basin, it was the best job one could have. The photo was taken in front of what is called the “Ice House,” which both houses ice and is staff housing. The sailboat in the photoRead More

Mystery Harbor June: Portland Harbor/Fort Gorges

Mystery Harbor June: Portland Harbor/Fort Gorges

June 20, 2022 at 12:00 am

Stepping stones I recognized this from Battery Keys on the hill and Fort Gorges in the background. In the depths of the COVID lockdown, my family was able to escape the tyranny of inland Massachusetts for a day in the fall. We took the kids to Mackworth Island in theRead More

May Mystery Harbor: Round Pond, Maine

May Mystery Harbor: Round Pond, Maine

May 23, 2022 at 12:00 am

First port of call Round Pond, Maine. It was the first port of call on my first downeast cruise from Boston in 1970. Many happy memories from subsequent stops as we traversed Muscongus Bay. Now right across the peninsula from our home in South Bristol. Our favorite place to haveRead More

Mystery Harbor Winner for March/April: Eastport, Maine

Mystery Harbor Winner for March/April: Eastport, Maine

April 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

Our winner is: We spent a few days at the dock We have visited Eastport in the past to clear into the U.S. coming back from the St. John River. It’s a nice town to spend a few days. This past 2021 COVID summer, we spent a few days onRead More

Photo courtesy Alan BrownAlan Brown with his family aboard the Maine Coaster.

January/February Mystery Harbor winner: York Harbor, Maine

March 14, 2022 at 12:00 am

Maine Coaster memories I believe the mystery harbor is York Harbor in York Maine. I, along with family and friends, used to charter with the late-captain Richard Witham aboard his Maine Coaster that was docked at the York town dock. Alan Brown Branford, Conn. Easy on the eyes I think theRead More

Mystery Harbor December 2021: Dolphin Marina

Mystery Harbor December 2021: Dolphin Marina

January 31, 2022 at 12:00 am

My first overnight was there This was where I did the first overnight on our sailboat this past summer with my mom and dad. It turns out friends of ours met us for dinner at the restaurant. It was all capped off with great blueberry muffins brought to the boatRead More

October/November Mystery Harbor: Camp Ellis, Saco

October/November Mystery Harbor: Camp Ellis, Saco

November 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

The mystery harbor is Camp Ellis, Maine, a stone’s throw from Biddeford Pool, and only a few miles north (or east) if you’re from Maine, from Cape Porpoise and Kennebunkport, the former Home of George and Barbara Bush,  who used to frequent the Biddeford Pool and Camp Ellis area on Fidelity, their CigaretteRead More

Mystery Harbor September 2021: Silver Eel Cove on Fisher’s Island, N.Y.

Mystery Harbor September 2021: Silver Eel Cove on Fisher’s Island, N.Y.

September 27, 2021 at 12:00 am

Those pilings are unique This harbor is in Fishers Island, N.Y. Silver Eel cove is its name. It is where the Fishers Island ferry comes in and out. I recognized the unique pilings and the boats. There is a small building to the right that has brick and a towerRead More