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

William Barclay Parsons

 
 
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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, 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. Monica Dickens Stratton (here, next to this marker); August Belmont (here, next to this marker); Cape Cod Canal (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Cape Cod Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Comassakumakanit (approx. half a mile away); Bournedale's Yesterdays (approx. half a mile away); Still on Patrol (approx. ¾ mile away); Disabled Veterans Of All Wars (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buzzards Bay.
 
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By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. William Barclay Parsons Marker
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By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. Cap Cod Canal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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