Monthly Archives: March 2015

Developing Lieutenant’s Island

Continues the history of Lieutenant’s Island started in my previous post In 1889, the upland areas of Lieutenant’s Island were purchased by Robert Howard and his partner, Edward Reed, and the modern era of the Island began. Robert Howard followed … Continue reading

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Settling Lieutenant’s Island

Lieutenant’s Island became a seaside retreat in the 1890s, as the Cape began to develop as a tourist destination. Simeon Deyo, in his 1890 history of Cape Cod, refers to: that sensible practice happily increasing among city people, of checking … Continue reading

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