1707Several highways were created or improved during this year.Economy and Industry, Government and Public Service, Infrastructure, Transportation

Minutes of Town Meeting, January 26, 1707/1708, Town Records Book 2, 1694-1762, 1762, p. 75.
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Minutes of Town Meeting, January 26, 1707/1708, Town Records Book 2, 1694-1762, 1762, p. 75.

These highways included a road that went from Meeting House Green to Sandy Bay Cove and a route around the Cape (Sandy Bay) from Mr. Samuel Gott’s house to the gravel pit by the gristmill.

Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762, https://archive.org/details/GLOOriginalRecords16941762Images/mode/2up Essex Institute, Thomas E. Babson. "Evolutions of Cape Ann Roads and Transportation, 1623-1955: A Talk before the Cape Ann Historical Association, April 11, 1955." Oct. 1955. Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Procter Brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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