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Bird Watcher’s Supply & Gift
5% off all bird seed
Bird Central for Newburyport/Plum Island Areas
With over 40 years of bird watching and backyard feeding experience, the team at Bird Watcher’s Supply & Gifts in Newburyport, Massachusetts provides their customers with the best products to enhance each bird watching experience.
From an extensive line of binoculars and bird-finding guides, to high-quality bird feeders and seed, Bird Watcher’s is your one source for all birding supplies and bird gifts.
Plus, Bird Watcher’s Birding Information Center connects birding enthusiasts to area bird reports, including recent bird sitings regularly posted on the Massbird.Org, as well as area bird related activities.
The Plum Island Light House also know as the Plum Island Light or the Newburyport Harbor Light, has a very interesting history. It was first lit in 1788 with a lantern burning whale oil. And it was the 13th lighthouse to be constructed in the U.S.. It was needed to guide boaters into the treacherous mouth of the Merrimack River and into Newburyport Harbor.
Did you know that there was a gold rush in New England in the mid 1850’s? The Vermont Gold Mining Company was established in 1854 and they erected a crushing mill with crushers, stampers and washers, experimenting with how to separate the gold from the quartz matrix.
“Maine has an excellent gem hunting reputation among “rockhounds” for the variety and quality of mineral specimens found within its borders. Hundreds of people explore the state each year in search of crystals, semiprecious gems, gold, and other minerals. The novice is practically assured of finding something of interest at Maine’s collecting sites, while a […]