Winter Island is an island connected by a causeway to Salem Neck in Salem, Massachusetts. It consists of about 45 acres (180,000 m2) and is surrounded by: Smith Pool (northwest), Cat Cove (west), Salem Channel (south and east) and Juniper Cove (north). The island has about a dozen residences at the north end and one road, Winter Island Road. The Plummer Home for Boys sits on 18 acres (73,000 m2) of land on the northeastern shore. The balance of the island is Winter Island Marine Park. The entire island was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Winter Island Historic District and Archeological District in 1994.
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