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A short history of Cape Cod

by Robert J. Allison

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Commonwealth Editions in Beverly, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- History,
  • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRobert J. Allison.
    GenrePictorial works, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF72.C3 A655 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862123M
    ISBN 109781889833996
    LC Control Number2009043394
    OCLC/WorldCa459210277

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A short history of Cape Cod by Robert J. Allison Download PDF EPUB FB2

Third in a series that began with Allison's "A Short History of Boston," this concise narrative covers four colorful centuries. Here are the key events in Cape Cod history, with over twenty personal profiles of historic figures, more than black-and-white photographs, a detailed chronology, and an index/5(12).

"A Short History of Cape Cod" is a very interesting read, filled with information on an area that has since the early 20th century become a vacation destination for New Englanders in the summer months. I like the small biographies with an accompanying photograph that highlight the people and places of Cape Cod.

Allison makes a fun book and it /5(2). In the s three bridges – two traffic and one railroad – went up, and the rest is the latter-day history of tourism A short history of Cape Cod book Cape Cod.

The building of the Mid Cape Highway (U.S. 6) in the s marked the great boom in the Cape’s growth, and the presidency of John F. Kennedy, who summered in Hyannis Port, certainly added to the area’s allure. Third in a series that began with Allison's "A Short History of Boston," this concise narrative covers four colorful centuries.

Here are the key events in Cape Cod history, with over twenty personal profiles of historic figures, more than black-and-white photographs, a detailed chronology, and an : Commonwealth Editions. The salty waves and sandy beaches of Cape Cod disguise its fascinating and nearly forgotten history.

From Provincetown to Falmouth, the Cape's fifteen towns offer a plethora of hidden and enchanting tales. Learn why one of the most famous rescues in Coast Guard history spent nearly fifty years in the shadows without public notice.

What does Cape Cod mean to you. We want to know. This page is dedicated to you Our readers Tell us about your favorite Cape Cod memories, or a special vacation story. Maybe you have a favorite place to stay, or a favorite Cape Cod restaurant. How about commenting on a news story, or just rant and rave.

Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland Massachusetts, in the northeastern United historic, maritime character and ample beaches attract heavy tourism during the summer months.

As defined by the Cape Cod Commission's enabling legislation, Cape Cod is conterminous with Barnstable County, Coordinates: 41°41′N 70°12′W / °N. SInce then Martin has been telling stories of the great and the anonymous in American history, from the Pilgrims to 9/ His novels, including Cape Cod, Annapolis, City of Dreams, and The Lincoln Letter, have established him as "a storyteller whose smootness equals his ambition" (Publisher's Weekly).

He lives near Boston with his wife and has /5(83). I really enjoyed this book. It was engaging and full of an intimate history of Cape Cod for multiple generations. As a new resident on cape cod (a "wash ashore") this gives me insight into the cape codder attitudes as it follows 2 families from the MAyflower to modern times.

An interesting thread of passions that span through time.4/5. Many of my favorites are out of print, but Parnassus Books in Yarmouth Port, the Yellow Umbrella in Chatham, or some of the other local bookstores might carry them: "The Cap'n's Wife" (Syracuse University Press, ) tells the story of Didamah Kelley Doane's life at sea as the wife of Capt.

Uriel Doane.I find this one especially fascinating because the Doane family home is. All books set in Cape Cod on the global book map. We found books set in Cape Cod and 16 others set nearby. "A Short History of Cape Cod" Cape Cod was once known primarily for its industry, such as the processing of guano and fish oil, according to Robert J.

Allison, chair of the History Department, whose newest book chronicles the history of the peninsula where the Pilgrims first landed.

Because of its exposed location, Cape Cod was visited by many early explorers. Although clear-cut evidence is lacking, the Vikings may have sighted this land about 1, years ago.

It was visited by Samuel de Champlain inand his detailed descriptions and charts have helped present-day scientists to determine the rate of change of Nauset.

Page - No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent, to which it has been pushed by this recent people; a people who are still, as it were, 1/5(1).

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After growing up on Cape Cod and working in the restaurant industry for nearly two decades, he has a wealth of knowledge as to what makes a legendary Cape Cod establishment.

He is the author of the In My Footsteps travel book Brand: TheHistoryPress. The salty waves and sandy beaches of Cape Cod disguise its fascinating and nearly forgotten history.

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CAPE COD begins with a mysterious death—perhaps a murder, perhaps a suicide, perhaps an accident—aboard the MAYFLOWER.

Details of the incident known only to the captain are recorded in his. The History of Cape Cod: The Annals of Barnstable County, Including the District of Mashpee.

Boston: Printed for the Author, Two volumes. Large octavo, original purple cloth, top edges gilt, uncut and partially unopened. First book edition, with 17 engraved plates. A comprehensive history of Cape Cod, with particular attention to.

Cape Cod families are difficult to trace because only the probate records survived the burning of the Barnstable County Courthouse inand similar disasters have taken their toll on the Cape's town records.

Many of Chatham's records, for instance, were lost in a fire, and Yarmouth's records of the Revolutionary War period have been missing for years.5/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape book by Paul Schneider. A history of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Even before the Pilgrims landed inCape Cod and its islands promised paradise to visitors, both native Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.Feb 14 THE CONSTITUTION.

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