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Shipwrecks of Cape Cod: Stories of Tragedy and Triumph

Presented by Cape Cod Museum of Natural History at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster MA

Jul 06 2021
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 small

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets: $10 per person Tickets available online at www.ccmnh.org  

DOES NOT INCLUDE MUSEUM ADMISSION

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jul 6, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

869 Main Street (Route 6A), Brewster, MA 02631

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