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Motif Number 1

Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966
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It seemed like time standing still when spotting this fishing shack. Nothing spectacular or... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Guangzhou, China
Classic New England

I remember many moons ago visiting Rockport as a youngster and taking a picture of this. I never... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wading River, New York
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Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It seemed like time standing still when spotting this fishing shack. Nothing spectacular or exquisite on the exterior but, it is the bit of history (though this was a duplica after the rampage of a huricane) especially in art that makes it stand out in...More

Thank simonfung888
Reviewed 5 days ago

I remember many moons ago visiting Rockport as a youngster and taking a picture of this. I never realized how popular it was. A must to see when in Rockport.

Thank dennis1027
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What's not to like!? Enjoyed taking pictures of this building that so may artists enjoy painting and was in the movie The Proposal.

Thank bethannez
Reviewed 6 days ago

At first, I thought what is so great about a little fishing shack? But the more we saw it and studied it, the more we fell in love with it. It's definitely worth going to see it...

1  Thank Mommasw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, though a replacement of the original, the fish shanty is Rockport's equivalent of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shopped & strolled through Rockport on our way through the area. The kids enjoyed the shops & the food (ice cream) in particular. It was a beautiful day.

Thank BethAnnP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting house to see. Was the most photographed building i America. No matter where you are looking at it, it is charming.

Thank songnana2
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Motif#1 Most painted/photographed building in America. Yeah sooo? I am a resident of Rockport and can tell you it's a magical building, it sits on Bradley Wharf, you can walk to it and all views no matter time of day or lighting are spectacular. Buy...More

1  Thank Rkptmom
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Probably one of the most photographed areas in coastal Massachusetts and with good reason! Beautiful Warf with picturesque buildings, clear blue skies and boats galore. Storybook setting.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Love seeing the Motif and taking pictures. It's part of the ambiance of Rockport. There are photographs for sale in many if the galleries and gift shops.

Thank TerryLHP
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9 September 2016|
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