It Happened on Cape Cod

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Globe Pequot, 2006 - History - 121 pages
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Explore the history and development of Cape Cod in thirty stories about puritans and pirates; revolutionaries and artists; shipwrecks and Guardians. Encounter famous names such as Thoreau, Marconi, and of course, the Kennedy family.
 

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Contents

A Fair Island lor Young Martha MARTHAS VINEYARD1602 i
5
The Mayflower Compact PROVINCETOWN1620
14
The First Encounter EASTHAMi62o
22
The Pilgrims Return EASTHAM1646
30
Keeping the British at Bay FALMOUTH1779
39
Cranberry Fever DENNIS1810
45
Falmouth under Fire FALMOUTHi8i4
53
Lighting the Way SANDWICH1825
62
Captain Edward Pennimans Whale of a Home EASTHAMi868
71
Can You Hear Me Now?The Wireless Industry
81
Assault on American Soil ORLEANS1918
90
The Sinking of
97
Ghost Ship Rising WELLFLEET1985
103
Cape Cod Facts Trivia
111
Index
118
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About the author (2006)

Shawnie Kelley uses Yarmouth as her point of departure to travel and explore the past and present of the Massachusetts coast--Cape Cod in particular. Having studied art and architectural history at The Ohio State University, she combines her deep love of the New England culture and years of research experience into books about history, art, and travel.

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