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Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 6, Page 159

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Title:
Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 6, Page 159
Description:
Newspaper article about the Somerset which was buried for nearly 86 years, built in 1746, wrecked in 1778 and uncovered again in 1866 at which time John R. Smith of Provincetown obtained a 3" square block from her hull and gave a sliver of it to Althea Boxell. The sliver is attached to the scrapbook page. A coin, thought to have come from the ship, is missing. 1952 photo of Edwin Atkins Grozier's home on Commercial St.
Format:
Paintings
Location:
Provincetown History Preservation Project
Collection (local):
John Dowd Althea Boxell Collection
Subjects:
Architecture, domestic--Massachusetts--Provincetown
Boston Post
Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.)
Dwellings
Provincetown (Mass.)--History--18th century
Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century
Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
Provincetown Advocate
Sailing ships
Shipwrecks
Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Cape Cod region
Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Provincetown
Boxell, Althea
Places:
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Provincetown
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Language:
English
Identifier:
dwd_001_006-159