Holy Island, Massachusetts

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Holy Island is a marshy island located off the northeast coast of Massachusetts, north of Cape Ann. The island is situated immediately west of Plum Island and is part of the Town of Ipswich in Essex County. The Rowley River runs by the island, which is the northernmost of four marshy islands.[1][2]


  1. ^ B. B. Russell: "A Gazetteer of the State of Massachusetts" page 393-395 Published 1890
  2. ^ George J. Varney: http://capecodhistory.us/Mass1890/Ipswich1890.htm

Coordinates: 42°43′44″N 70°49′30″W / 42.729°N 70.825°W / 42.729; -70.825