After 1900, Cape Codders made the move from cows and plows to summer cottages and tourism, the usefulness of hay barges waned. Luckily, the French Transatlantic Cable Company in Town Cove used this one as a repair vessel for sixty years thus sparing it the fate of others of its kind. Today it is the last remaining hay barge on Cape Cod, perhaps in all New England, and is a reminder of the bustling maritime life of the coastal community.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 419273 N 4632165|
|Decimal Degrees||41.83726667, -69.97226667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 50.236', W 69° 58.336'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 50' 14.16" N, 69° 58' 20.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 50 Doane Rd, Eastham MA 02642, US|
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