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Lowell's Boat Shop, Amesbury

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  • Lowell's Boat Shop is the oldest continuously operating boat shop in America and reputedly the birthplace of the fishing dory.. Well worth the time to visit and explore this little gem. The boat shop ...  more »
  • They'll show you a video that summarizes the history of the place, and it's a good one, very informative. The shop itself seems too small to have made as many boats as it apparently has (at one time)....  more »
  • An extremely interesting spot to visit that is a National Heritage site for New England boat building. It is the oldest wooden boat shop still in existence in the U.S.  more »
  • If you love boats, history, and working with your hands, Lowell's Boat Shop is a place you cannot miss for an incredible experience of building a small wooden boat. Grahm McCay and his crew are the best!
  • The boats built at LBS are truly pieces of functional art. The best party is you can stop in and watch the builder at work and ask questions about his craft. After you can take a tour and learn three history of the local wooden boat building industry. Tours are inexpensive and informative. This place is nothing liked your typical museum, it is much smaller and so much more personal.