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Boston Harbor Islands | Photographs

The Boston Harbor Islands offer a surprising escape just off the coast of the iconic New England city.

By Yankee Magazine

May 10 2015

Fort georges in foreground ©WEDGE Creative

Fort George makes for a dramatic view from the air with the Boston skyline in the distance.

Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
On assignment for Yankee Magazine, photographer Brian Wedge captured the diversity of the Boston Harbor islands from all angles, including the air, ground, and water. Please enjoy this collection of some of our favorites. SEE MORE: Boston Harbor Islands | National Recreation Area
Fort George makes for a dramatic view from the air with the Boston skyline in the distance.
Fort George makes for a dramatic view from the air with the Boston skyline in the distance.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
Little Brewster Island from above. It is home to Boston Light, circa 1716, the oldest continually used lighthouse in the United States.
Little Brewster Island from above. It is home to Boston Light, circa 1716, the oldest continually used lighthouse in the United States.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
A Natural History Interpreter in Hingham.
Natural History Interpreter Elizabeth Kacergis in Hingham.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
On the ferry to George's Island, a haven for campers of all ages.
On the ferry to George’s Island, a haven for campers of all ages.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
The view from a WWII bunker on George's Island.
The view from a WWII bunker on George’s Island.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
Park ranger Mike Doyle discusses the history of George's Island.
Park ranger Mike Doyle discusses the history of George’s Island.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
A family explores Fort Warren on George's Island.
A family explores Fort Warren on George’s Island.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
The sandy beach and visitor center on Spectacle Island as seen from the air.
The sandy beach and visitor center on Spectacle Island as seen from the air.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
A young Spectacle Island lifeguard keeps watch.
A young Spectacle Island lifeguard keeps watch.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
Visitors explore the old barracks on Peddocks Island.
Visitors explore the old barracks on Peddocks Island.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
Walking Path on Spectacle Island with views of the city.
Walking Path on Spectacle Island with views of the city.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
Massachusetts Conservation & Recreation ranger Corey Schiller kayaks in the waters near Spectacle Island.
Massachusetts Conservation & Recreation ranger Corey Schiller kayaks in the waters near Spectacle Island.
Photo Credit : Brian Wedge
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