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After 30 years, John Hartnett replaces his Plum Island camp with a house meticulously designed as 'a statement of John.'

Revealed framing and shingles on interior walls give John Hartnett's Plum Island house a rustic sensibility.
By JoeAnn Hart
October 21, 2007

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John Hartnett lived in a former duck hunters' camp on Plum Island for 30 years, and as he got older and his Newburyport excavation business, John Hartnett and Son, grew more successful, he wanted to enjoy life more. He retreated to a Florida condo with a 35-foot cigarette boat in tow, but he and the Sunshine State just didn't mesh. ... (Full article: 856 words)

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