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Cape Cod National Seashore Announces Access to Coast Guard Beach Closed May 21

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Date: May 17, 2013
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-957-0701

Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has announced that access to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed on Tuesday, May 21 from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path to the beach in advance of the summer season.

 

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Coastal waters were the original highways of the Cape. Today’s common but puzzling terms “Lower Cape” and “Upper Cape” (referring to the northern and southern areas of Cape Cod) originated with sailors. Southwesterly winds meant ships heading north were sailing "down-wind" to the Lower Cape.