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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Buzzards Bay
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts and Vicinity
▶ Barnstable County (151) ▶ Bristol County (126) ▶ Dukes County (5) ▶ Plymouth County (123)
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|In Memory of
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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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In memory of all U.S. Submarines that are still on patrol.
State Boat of Massachusetts lost in action February 29th 1944
U.S. Navy Submarines paid heavily for their success in World . . . — — Map (db m57398) HM|
|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|