Shipwrecks of Cape Cod: Stories of Tragedy and Triumph
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Shipwrecks of Cape Cod: Stories of Tragedy and Triumph with Cape Cod local author and historian, Don Wilding Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 1pm.
From the wreck of the Sparrow-Hawk in 1626 to the grounding of the Eldia in 1984, Cape Cod’s outer beach — often referred to as the “Graveyard of Ships” — saw the demise of more than three thousand vessels along forty miles of shifting shoals. It’s been said that if all the wrecks were raised, one could walk from Provincetown to Chatham without getting his or her feet wet. The October Gale of 1841 claimed the lives of fifty-seven sailors from Truro, a devastating toll for a smallView more
Tickets: $10 per person Tickets available online at www.ccmnh.org
DOES NOT INCLUDE MUSEUM ADMISSION
For more information please call the Museum at 508-896-3867 ext. 133.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Jul 6, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (Tue)
869 Main Street (Route 6A), Brewster, MA 02631
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