Pocket watch

Collection Type

  • Relics and Souvenirs

Date

1914

Location Note

Box 6

GUSN

GUSN-291106

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Description

A pocket watch attached to a leather strap with a metal fob. The fob commemorates "The Pageant of Cape Cod," a play produced during the celebration of the opening of the Cape Cod Canal in 1914.

Details

Descriptive Terms

memorabilia
fobs
pageants
pocket watches

Physical Description

1 pocket watch with leather strap and metal fob

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.03.350

Abstract

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": In 1914, after years of effort, the Cape Cod Canal opened, allowing ships to pass between Cape Cod Bay and Buzzards Bay. One of many souvenirs of this engineering feat, this fob commemorates a play, The Pageant of Cape Cod, produced during the opening celebrations.

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

pocket watches

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Box 6