Sections of Boardwalk Closed at Red Maple Swamp Trail
Sections of the boardwalk at the Red Maple Swamp Trail have been closed due to structural deterioration and safety concerns. Check at Salt Pond Visitor Center for the current status of this trail, and for your safety, remain out of closed areas.
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Evening Program on Cape Cod Banana Pioneer Lorenzo Dow Baker
Contact: Sue Haley, South District Interpreter, 508-255-3421
When Wellfleet's Captain Lorenzo Dow Baker returned to Boston from a voyage to Jamaica he brought a hold full of a fruit previously unknown to New Englanders; the banana. Join former history professor Randy Bartlett, Ph. D, for a free, one hour presentation about this fascinating Wellfleet resident at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 17 at Salt Pond Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
In 1990, an intense series of storms uncovered a prehistoric site on Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA. Archaeologists excavated the Carns Site, which was lived in by native peoples during the Early and Middle Woodland period, or approximately 2,100 to 1,100 years ago.