1870sSummer hotels were built in East Gloucester.Location and Setting, Tourism

Artist Augustus Buhler is on the far right, Academie Julien, c. 1889-1891. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 22121
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The farms in the area began to take in vacationing boarders as a way to supplement income. During this period, artists began spending their summers on Cape Ann.

Copeland, Melvin T., and Elliott C. Rogers. The Saga of Cape Ann. Bond Wheelwright Co., 1960. Spanierman Gallery. Painters of Cape Ann, 1840-1940 : One Hundred Years in Gloucester and Rockport : [Exhibition] April 13 to June 22. Spanierman Gallery, 1996. p. 3.
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