Discover Cape Cod (Paperback)
Wanderlust Travel Press, 9780990323600, 210pp.
Publication Date: November 16, 2015
Shipwrecks, pirates, wars, and revolutions...27 stories you never knew about the Cape.
Discover Cape Cod brings history and travel together in ways that make exploring Cape Cod a rich, educational experience. From the naming of Martha's Vineyard to the formation of the National Seashore, this book explores four centuries of colonial, maritime, architectural, and economic history in a collection of 27 short stories. Learn about an English sailor who named many the Cape's major landmarks and how a humble fruit saved the region from economic depression. Read a story about a legendary pirate's treasure lost in a furious storm just off the coast of Wellfleet and discover sites where important economic and technological "firsts" took place.
Author, Shawnie Kelley shares her passion for the Cape in a well-researched book of stories and suggestions for how to become immersed in region's fascinating history. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is both educational and entertaining, encouraging travelers to actively Discover Cape Cod through its rich historic and cultural offerings.