May 29th Outer Cape Storms, Shipwrecks & Rescues Walk
Inclement Weather Date: May 30, 2021
Time: 10:00 - noon
Meeting Place: Eastham, National Seashore (directions included with your reservation confirmation email)
Leader: Don Wilding
Attendee Limit: 25
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust and Eastham Conservation Foundation, join historian and author Don Wildling for an interpretive guided walk along the Nauset Marsh Trail to explore three centuries of coastal storms, historic shipwrecks, and daring rescues along the Outer Beach of Cape Cod.
Learn about historic shipwrecks and rescues, ranging from the wreck of the Sparrow Hawk on Nauset Beach in 1626 to the Eldia in 1984. Wilding, author of three books about Cape Cod history, including the upcoming “Shipwrecks of Cape Cod: Stories of Tragedy & Triumph,” will also explore some of the dramatic storms from the “Portland Gale” of 1898 to the Blizzard of ’78,” and their effects on the shifting sands of the Outer Beach.
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