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Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 6, Page 156

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Title:
Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 6, Page 156
Description:
Continuing the story of 'The Wreck of the Somerset'. The English frigate that lay buried beneath the sand was laid bare after a storm and became the talk of the town. The Somerset had trained its guns on the heights of Bunker Hill and terrorized the commerce of the colonies. The Somerset was in Boston Harbor the night of Paul Revere's ride according to the poet Longfellow.
Format:
Documents
Location:
Provincetown History Preservation Project
Collection (local):
John Dowd Althea Boxell Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)
British
Cape Cod (Mass.) History
Captains
Essays
Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century
Provincetown Advocate
Sailing ships
Shipwrecks
Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Cape Cod region
Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Provincetown
Boxell, Althea
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Provincetown
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Language:
English
Identifier:
dwd_001_006-156