“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Barnstable County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Barnstable County, MA (295) Bristol County, MA (184) Dukes County, MA (44) Plymouth County, MA (172)  BarnstableCounty(295) Barnstable County (295)  BristolCounty(184) Bristol County (184)  DukesCounty(44) Dukes County (44)  PlymouthCounty(172) Plymouth County (172)
Barnstable is the county seat for Barnstable County
Buzzards Bay is in Barnstable County
      Barnstable County (295)  
      Bristol County (184)  
      Dukes County (44)  
      Plymouth County (172)  
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1Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — August BelmontFebruary 18, 1853 - December 10, 1924
In Memory of August Belmont February 18, 1853 - December 10, 1924 Whose vision, initiative, an indomitable courage made possible the first complete construction of The Cape Cod Canal Connecting Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Bay which was . . . Map (db m57668) HM
2Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — Bournedale's Yesterdays
You are standing in the center of the Old Nye Estate. Before construction of the canal, this was the finest home in Bournedale, a sleepy Cape Cod village complete with post office, village hall, general store, and its own industry - the Tahanto Iron . . . Map (db m57536) HM
3Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — Cape Cod Canal
Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence US Army Corps of Engineers Cape Cod Canal For exceptional project managemental achievements, and the enhancement of public perception of the corps objectives.Map (db m57672) HM
4Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — Comassakumakanit
Long before the first European settlements in the Herring River Valley, a band of Wampanoag Indians lived in this area. The seasonal village called Comassakumakanit, stood beside Megansett Waye, an important trading path linking Cape and the . . . Map (db m57534) HM
5Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — Monica Dickens StrattonFounder of the Samaritans, USA — 1915-1992 —
Through her efforts suicide barriers were placed on the canal bridges. "The Samaritans hope that saving people here will give them time to reconsider, to give themselves another chance at living, and at finding some help."Map (db m57669) HM
6Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — Still on Patrol
(Front of Marker) In memory of all U.S. Submarines that are still on patrol. U.S.S. Trout State Boat of Massachusetts lost in action February 29th 1944 (Rear Marker) U.S. Navy Submarines paid heavily for their success in World . . . Map (db m57398) HM
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7Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — The Cape Cod Canal
Opening to vessel traffic in 1914, the primary purpose of the Cape Cod Canal is to provide a safe, navigable intra-coastal route for vessels, saving 65 – 166 miles of travel around the historically treacherous outer shores of Cape Cod, . . . Map (db m158552) HM
8Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Buzzards Bay — William Barclay Parsons
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.Map (db m57670) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022