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The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. More »
Meeting Scheduled for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission Dune Shack Subcommittee
Contact: George E. Price,Jr., Superintendent, 508-771-2144
Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price has announced that the next meeting of the re-established Dune Shack Subcommittee of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM in the library of the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, 5 Holway Avenue, Provincetown.
The subcommittee’s task is to develop a set of recommendations to the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Advisory Commission on the establishment of a Dune Shack District Preservation and Use Plan/Environmental Assessment. The dune shack historic district is located in the national seashore along the backshore of Provincetown and Truro. This meeting will include a discussion of the shacks and their histories, current uses, key topics for the preservation and use plan, and the subcommittee work plan. A short public comment period will be provided.
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Did You Know?
Because of coastal erosion of 3 feet a year, the sea has threatened historical landmarks over the years. A few examples of those moved back from the edge include the Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, the Three Sisters, Nauset, and Highland Lights, and the French Cable Hut.