Penikese has a rich and varied history. It has been host to marine biologists, ornithologists, a leper colony and a school for troubled youth. There are now opportunities for people to visit the island for the day or overnights.
On The Point, reporter Brian Morris takes us on an audio tour of the island. Host Mindy Todd also interviews David Kooharian, program director of Penikese Island Retreats.
Here is a video slideshow of Brian's visit to Penikese: