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Local History: The Battle of Falmouth

(Excerpted from http://wickedyankee.blogspot.com 10/25/11) When you think of the sites of significant battles in the history of our country, you probably don’t generally think of Cape Cod. In fact, for most of the extensive history of warfare in this country, Cape Cod has been spared. Certainly the citizens of Cape... Continue reading
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A History of Shipwrecks in Buzzards Bay

Buzzards Bay is littered with shipwrecks, though it is impossible be certain of how many ships have been lost in this area of shoals and reefs, dense fog, and strong tides. Some wrecks have survived to be explored by divers, while others have been salvaged. All leave behind stories of... Continue reading
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The Boatbuilding History at Kingman Yacht Center

We’ve talked with the old-timers and pored through history books and periodicals to learn the real story of boatbuilding on Red Brook Harbor, much of it dating back into the 1800's. But when it comes to Kingman it’s somewhat confusing. Here’s what we’ve got: Our boatyard’s founder, T. Barry Kingman,... Continue reading