John Newcomb House, Williams Pond, Wellfleet, Barnstable County, MA
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Williams Pond, Wellfleet, MA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MA-704
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-300).
Significance: The John Newcomb House, probably late eighteenth century, is a traditional Cape Cod "double-house," now altered internally. John Newcomb was the Wellfleet oysterman whom Henry David Thoreau visited in this house in 1849 and immortalized in his book Cape Cod. Building Number 19-64 in the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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