Special Places

Welcome to Special Places

Welcome to the online issue of Special Places. This quarterly publication exclusively for Trustees Members is designed to help you discover and enjoy Trustees special places, find programs and events, and learn about the latest Trustees news and information.

Uncovering the Ada K. Damon

In late February 2024, the sands of Steep Hill Beach on the Crane Estate in Ipswich shifted, and a roughly fifty-foot section of the hull of schooner Ada K. Damon emerged once again. Broken up by a combination of Hurricane Teddy and autumnal king tides in 2020, large sections of the previously intact lower portion of the ship’s hull had not been visible for several years. As an active archaeological site, this uncovered piece of the wreck offers a unique opportunity for knowledge building and community science.

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Nature to Nurture the Mind

A local student in Gloucester and a part of the Gloucester Transition Program, Thomas has been setting goals to get outdoors and conquer his anxiety for the past two years with the help of his teacher and biggest cheerleader, Heather Driscoll.

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Events Curated for our Members

Spring into the season with family programs, walks, classes, and more.

Spring Adventures

News From Across the State

We are excited to share a new property acquisition, celebrate the opening of Perch at Appleton Farms, and highlight Conservation in Action at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate.

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Special Places, Spring 2024; Volume 32, Issue 1

Special Places is published quarterly and distributed to members and donors of The Trustees of Reservations. Copyright © 2024. All rights reserved. Photographers may retain copyrights. We invite your input, letters, and suggestions. Please send them to Special Places, The Trustees, 200 High Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 or email to marketing@thetrustees.org

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