1826Pigeon Cove Pier Company was established.Economy and Industry, Industry

The State chartered the Company “for the purpose of erecting and maintaining a stone pier,” 164 feet by 100 feet. The Company was later subsumed by the Pigeon Cove Harbor Company which was established in 1831.

Swan, Marshall Wilbur Stephen. Town on Sandy Bay: A History of Rockport, Massachusetts. Published for the Town History Committee by Phoenix Pub, 1980.
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