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  • BIZARRE BOSTON: Nix’s Mate: Pirates, ghosts and erosion

    BIZARRE BOSTON: Nix’s Mate: Pirates, ghosts and erosion

    Dozens of islands dot Boston Harbor and like the city itself they are full of strange legends and unusual histories. The smallest of the Harbor Islands is Nix’s Mate (sometimes also spelled Nixes Mate). It’s so small you might sail right by without noticing it. It consists mainly of a black and white beacon (about […]