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John Pool

Walked across Cape Ann from Gloucester through Dogtown & made sure to stop & before reaching Rockport:

"John Pool

Here stood the first framed house in Sandy Bay (Rockport) built in 1700 by the second settler John Pool. He built the first sawmill, bridge, and vessel in this settlement, and furnished the lumber used in building Long Wharf, Boston, in 1710.

Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission"

Submitted by @toddnatti

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