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Ancient and modern map of the first settlement on Cape Cod

MS028.01.010.012 (RS2105)

Description

A map of Cape Cod showing ancient and modern details, by Channing Howard, presented to the Bourne Historical Society in 1942. The map provides details of old Cape Cod landmarks and settlements. The map includes three paragraphs of text. The first beigns: "A combined ANCIENT and MODERN MAP illustrating the vicinity of the first settlement by white men on Cape Cod (Sandwich, in 1637), showing the CAPE COD CANAL from Buzzards Bay to Cape Cod Bay along the valleys of the original MONUMENT and the SCUSSET RIVERS and the INDIAN LANDS at GREAT HERRING POND and vicinity..."

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1942
Physical Description
1 map
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 002105
AccessID: 4071
Other identifier: HNEDID-002105
GUSN
197264
Reference Code
MS028.01.010.012

Record details

Originator
Howard, Channing (Cartographer)
Other Organizations
Bourne Historical Society
Descriptive Terms
colonies
historic sites
Material Type
historical maps
Subjects
Wampanoag Indians
Places
Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Old Indian Meeting House (Mashpee, Mass.)

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