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Buzzards Bay in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

William Barclay Parsons

 
 
William Barclay Parsons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. William Barclay Parsons Marker
Inscription. William Barclay Parsons, Hon.M.ASCE Chief Engineer, Cape Cod Canal, 1906-1914 The original construction of the Cape Cod Canal demonstrated the feasibility of constructing and operating a sea -level canal without locks.
 
Location. 41° 46.011′ N, 70° 34.162′ W. Marker is in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Scenic Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monica Dickens Stratton (here, next to this marker); August Belmont (here, next to this marker); Cape Cod Canal (a few steps from this marker); Comassakumakanit (approx. half a mile away); Bournedale's Yesterdays (approx. half a mile away); Still on Patrol (approx. mile away); Sagamore Hill Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Changes Through Time (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buzzards Bay.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
William Barclay Parsons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. William Barclay Parsons Marker
Cap Cod Canal image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. Cap Cod Canal
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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