Wingaersheek Beach

Wingaersheek Beach | Gloucester

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Facts about Wingaersheek Beach

Addresss: Wingaersheek Beach, Gloucester, MA

Entry Ticket Cost: $ 30 to get in

Wingaersheek Beach Hours: 8 am to 9 pm

 

Welcome to Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester Massachusetts. This Beach is absolutely gorgeous.

It is totally kid-friendly and plenty of parking is there at Wingaersheek Beach. Parking is closed from 9 pm to 8 am daily.

Although you do have to arrive early especially in the early summer month.

Wingaersheek Beach Parking


Wingaersheek Beach History

Wingaersheek Beach Entry

Hugging in the Annisquam river and stretching into Lpswich Bay

Wingaersheek beach was first surveyed as a plantation in 1627 by Governor John Endicott

Farms were established in the 17th and 18th centuries much of it owned by Peter coffin which is why part of the beach is named coffins Beach

the first residence is where castles built in the late 1800s as demand for summer homes grew

a real estate venture called Willoughby Park was developed by Jones Creek

the beach was privatized after World War 1 and during World War two it was designated as a National Guard outpost

today Wingaersheek Beach is a true summertime destination a signature

Its signature low tide sandbar and teeming tide pools makes it a top spot for boaters and strollers

as for the name Wingaershek some say a nearby Algonquin Indian village was called Winngawecheek.

others say it’s a corruption of a Dutch name Wyngaerts Hoeck derived from Wingaerton which means Vineland

the entrance it’s $30 to get in

 

 

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