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Dwelling in the Dunes report

Dwelling in the Dunes: Traditional Use of the Dune Shacks of the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District, Cape Cod, by Robert J. Wolfe

Final report for the research project "Traditional Cultural Significance of the Dune Shacks Historic District, Cape Cod National Seashore" (No. P4506040200) Supported by The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, August 2005

Abstract and Table of Contents

Chapters 1 through 3

Dwelling in the Dunes Images through Chapter 6

Chapters 7 through 9

Chapters 10 through References

Did You Know?

dune shack in the Province Lands

The Dune Shacks of Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Seashore was designated in 1989 as a special place in the dunes within Cape Cod National Seashore. Dune shack living emerged in the early 20th century and was based in cottages built by coastguardsmen stationed at nearby stations.