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It is...

home to shops, restaurants, museums, bait shops and more than a few pelicans;

visited by 5 million people a year;

130 years old;

built primarily of creosote, a flammable chemical used to preserve the structure from the destructive effects of salt water;

still used to dock boats;

a great place to look out for whales traveling through the channel;

a favorite haunt for local fishermen and women.

Check out our Stearns Wharf Photo Gallery!