Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21.
Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path in advance of the summer season.
Storm damage, construction affecting access at seashore locations; reduction in programming
Due to erosion, there is no beach access at Nauset Light and Marconi beaches. Access at the Marconi Site is limited. Parts of the Nauset Marsh and Red Maple Swamp trails are closed. Nauset Bike Trail construction is underway. More »
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Evening Program on Jobi Pottery
Contact: Sue Haley, South District Interpreter, 508-255-3421 ext. 15
Jobi Pottery is a Truro cottage industry that was begun in 1953 by original owners Joe Colliano and Bill Hastings. Today, owner/designer Susan Kurtzman still uses the original mid-century casting molds to create Jobi Pottery in her Truro studio. Join Susan Kurtzman for a free, one-hour presentation on the history and techniques behind Jobi Pottery at 7 PM, Tuesday, July 10, at Salt Pond Visitor Center.Pieces of Jobi Pottery will be on display and available for sale.
Although Jobi Pottery has changed hands since it began in 1953, Kurtzman still maintains the retro look and bright colors that have been a signature of the company from the beginning.She is committed to keeping the business local and the pieces handmade.Every piece is created, painted, and fired in a barn adjacent to an 1830s farmhouse in North Truro.Jobi Pottery has been featured in Boston Globe Magazine, and Coastal Living Magazine, and was named the Best of Outer Cape Arts and Crafts by Cape Cod Life.
This upcoming program is part of the annual "Tuesday Evening Series" at
IF YOU GO:Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at the intersection of Route 6 and Nauset Road in Eastham, and can be contacted by calling 508-255-3421.The center is open from 9 AM to 5 PM and staff is available to assist with activity planning.Stop by and visit the museum, view a park film, enjoy panoramic views of Salt Pond and Nauset Marsh and shop in the gift store featuring interpretive items
such as books, maps, puzzles, and games.For more information about the seashore's programs, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/caco.
Did You Know?
Cape Cod National Seashore is one of the most important nesting areas for the federally-threatened Piping Plover. Abundant in the 19th century, the beach-nesting Piping Plover declined in the 20th century, but have begun to recover as a result of active protection and visitor education.