Ancient and modern map of the first settlement on Cape Cod

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..."

Details

Descriptive Terms

colonies
historic sites
historical maps

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 002105
AccessID 4071
Other identifier HNEDID-002105

Physical Description

1 map

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.01.010.012

Places

Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Howard, Channing (Cartographer)

Material Type

historical maps

Other Organizations

Bourne Historical Society

Subjects

Wampanoag Indians

Description Level

Item