West Tisbury in Dukes County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Tympanuchus Cupido Cupido
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Animals. A significant historical date for this entry is March 11, 1932.
Location. 41° 22.81′ N, 70° 39.15′ W. Marker is in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, in Dukes County. Marker is on Edgartown-West Tisbury Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vineyard Haven MA 02568, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rebecca, Woman of Africa (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Marine Hospital Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Soldiers' Memorial Fountain (approx. 7.3 miles away); Historic Clay & Brick Bathhouse (approx. 7.4 miles away); Former Moving Target Machine Gun Range at South Beach (approx. 7.6 miles away); Nobska Lighthouse (approx. 9.3 miles away).
Regarding Heath Hen. Decline of the Heath Hen, an important staple of the Pilgrims diet until only one left, by the name of Booming Ben, on Marthas Vineyard, 1932. Declared extinct in 1933
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2019, by Robert Puopolo of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on January 11, 2019, by Robert Puopolo of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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