Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts

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A Brief History of Manchester-by-the-Sea

Coastal Byway Miles: 4.5 Miles

Manchester-by-the-Sea was originally settled back in 1629. Then, it was part of Salem before becoming an officially incorporated community in 1645. For many years, fishing was the town’s main economic resource. By the mid-19th century, the town developed into a popular seaside vacation destination, especially for the wealthy.

Exploring Manchester-by-the-Sea From The Byway

Manchester-by-the-Sea offers visitors awe-inspiring views of the North Shore coast. Best of all, the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway takes you past these scenic areas where you can enjoy a leisurely drive or stop to relax and snag a few great pics. The town also holds quite a few gorgeous beaches, such as Singing Beach, and features historical sites, museums, and shops to visit.

 

 

 

Agassiz Rock

398 Souther Ave #334 , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Coolidge Reservation

15 Coolidge Point , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Crombie House

7 Crombie Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

House at 25 Bennett Street

25 Bennett Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

House at 38 Bennett Street

38 Bennett Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Lee House

78 School Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Manchester Village Historic District

Route 127 , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Old Knight House

, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Seaside No. 1 Firehouse Museum

14 Church Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Singing Beach

119 Beach Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Trask House (and Manchester Historical Museum)

10 Union Street , Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944

Willmonton House

, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 1944