The Names of Cape Cod

The Names of Cape Cod

by Eugene Green, Brian McCauley, William Sachse, Matthew Dimock
     
 

Learn the origins of Cape Cod's fascinating names given by Native Americans and European settlers. Hundreds of names of towns, lakes, rivers, islands, and more are listed in alphabetical format.

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Learn the origins of Cape Cod's fascinating names given by Native Americans and European settlers. Hundreds of names of towns, lakes, rivers, islands, and more are listed in alphabetical format.

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Henry David Thoreau began his 1865 book about "the bare and bended arm of Massachusetts" with a disquisition on the origin of the name "Cape Cod." In The Names of Cape Cod, coauthors Eugene Green and William Sachse pursue the task further, offering entertaining explanations of the names Cape Cod towns, neighborhoods, streets, beaches, bays, lakes, and rivers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974041261
Publisher:
Acadia Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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