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Ann, Cape

Ann, Cape, NE Mass., N of Massachusetts Bay. It includes Gloucester and Rockport with their fishing fleets, resorts, and artists' colonies. The cape was the epicenter of the 1755 earthquake that damaged structures in nearby Boston.

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