Legends & Lore of Cape Cod (American Legends) (Paperback)

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Legends & Lore of Cape Cod (American Legends) (Paperback)


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Cape Cod has a rich tradition of local lore, stretching back to a time before the Pilgrims arrived.

Ancient Wampanoag legends like Granny Squannit and Princess Scargo are as familiar as tales of pirates and explorers, including Black Sam Bellamy and Donald Baxter Macmillan. Felines often blocked Cat's Alley in pursuit of food from fishermen's boats. The remnants of Billingsgate Island can be seen at low tide, and visits from Jenny Lind and Helen Keller contrast with the mysterious stories of the Lady of the Dunes and New England's Dark Day. Author Robin Smith-Johnson shares historic tales of shipwrecks, murders, hauntings and more from the Cape.

Product Details ISBN: 9781467119047
ISBN-10: 1467119040
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2016
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: American Legends