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

Nauset Beach

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, September 19, 2019
1. Nauset Beach Marker
Inscription.  
Historical Marker
Nauset Beach   Scene of Cape
Codís first shipwreck, Ketch
Sparrowhawk, near Pochet - Dec. 17,
1626. Offshore, German submarine
attack July 21, 1918. Shelled tug, sank
4 barges. Shells overshot beach and
landed in marsh and Pleasant Bay.
Only shells to hit U.S. soil in World
War One.

 
Erected by Town of Orleans.
 
Location. 41° 47.247′ N, 69° 56.186′ W. Marker is in Orleans, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Beach Rd and Surf Path, on the right when traveling east. Located in front of the Nauset Administration Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 Beach Rd, Orleans MA 02653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Orleans Country Store (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Universalist Society Meeting House (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Schooner Montclair (approx. 2.1 miles away); Jonathan Young Mill (approx. 2Ĺ miles away);
Nauset Beach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 19, 2019
2. Nauset Beach Marker
Orleans Honor Roll (approx. 2.6 miles away); Academy Place (approx. 2.6 miles away); A Whale Bone Welcome (approx. 2.6 miles away); Thereís No Place Like Home (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orleans.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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