1964The University of Massachusetts Amherst purchased land at Hodgkins Cove that became the Gloucester Marine Station.Government and Public Service, Location and Setting, Environment, Education

The property was approximately six acres of land including the former sites of Cape Ann Granite and the Consolidated Lobster Company. From 1970-2007, their research was focused on seafood nutrition and microbiology research. From 2011-2015, the station housed the Large Pelagics Research Center, which focused on bluefin tuna and sea turtles. After 2015, the building was used for teaching classes and meeting space, with an appointment of new marine-focused faculty in 2018.

History - Gloucester Marine Station | School of Earth and Sustainability | UMass Amherst. https://www.umass.edu/ses/history-gloucester-marine-station.
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