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The Beachcomber's bygone era


The Beachcomber of Wellfleet came out of its winter hibernation this week, kicking off its busy season and offering up yet another summer full of music on the Cape’s Outer Bar.

For many years, the confines of this seaside complex weren’t busy at all during the summer, but during the winter, as the Cahoon’s Hollow Lifesaving, and, after 1915, Coast Guard Station.

Cahoon’s Hollow was one of nine stations along the Outer Beach, which was known as a graveyard of ships during the days before the Cape Cod Canal.

Read the rest of the story in this week’s Cape Codder …

#Beachcomber #CahoonsHollow #Wellfleet #Castagna #CaptainDanielCole #HODaniels #JasperBMyers #ACTavers #AENewcomb #CharileEllis #RichardBoonisar #RussellGallagher #StormWarriors

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