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John Newcomb House, Williams Pond, Wellfleet, Barnstable County, MA



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HB517367
View From The Southwest

HB517368
View From The Southeast

HB517369
View From The Northwest


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Item Title


Location
Williams Pond, Wellfleet, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
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.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST
2. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST
3. VIEW FROM THE NORTHWEST


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