Chatham (Images of America) by Janet M. Daly

By Janet M. Daly

Chatham is a historical Cape Cod city with sea coast on Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. the 1st ecu settler, William Nickerson, well-known its good looks and knew that farming and fishing would supply sustenance for destiny settlers. Chatham has many tales to tell-tales of cruising and fishing, railroads and motels, church buildings and theaters, shipwrecks and rescues, and instant conversation and struggle efforts. With bright images, Chatham brings the city to existence from the early 1800s to the Sixties. In those pages, see Chatham's lighthouse, which has warned of treacherous sandbars off the coast and has witnessed hundreds of thousands of shipwrecks considering that 1808, and the Mack Monument, which memorializes one valiant rescue. stopover at the South Chatham Village corridor, which has rocked with laughter at Silver Circle entertainments; the Fourth of July parades; the 1912 and 1962 festivities celebrating Chatham's incorporation; and the weekly summer time band concert events. learn the way expertise replaced Chatham from the coming of the railroad and the development of the Marconi instant Station to the development of the Chatham Naval Air Station, with its blimps and seaplanes retaining the East Coast from German submarines in the course of international battle I.

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