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Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA

"Eastham, east'am, a post-township of Barnstable co., Mass., part of Cape Cod peninsula. It is bounded on the E. by the ocean, and on the W. by Cape Cod Bay. It is intersected by the Old Colony Railroad, and has 2 churches. Pop. 602."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    The Old Mill

    "Eastham Windmill was built in 1680 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. About 1770, the windmill was ferried on a log raft across Massachusetts Bay to Highlands in Truro. The windmill made its appearance in Eastham by ox-cart in 1793 and was ... Read MORE...

  • 13. EASTHAM. [Pop. 955. Inc. 1646.]

    The Indian name of Eastham was Nauset, and the sea beach still retains the name.

    Eastham originally was owned by Plymouth, and included W...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    EASTHAM, a township in Barnstable co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 97 m. SE of Boston, on a narrow part of Cape Cod peninsula. Pop. 955.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • Eastham, Massachusetts, 1890
    Eastham lies at the middle of the outer arm of Cape Cod, in Barnstable County, 97 miles from Boston by the Old Colony Railroad, which passes through t...Read MORE...


  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    Universalist Church, Eastham, Mass.
  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    State Road and Post Office, North Eastham, Mass.
  • 1916
    Eastham, east'am, a post-township (town) of Barnstable co., Mass., part of Cope Cod peninsula. It is bounded on the E. by the Atlantic Ocean and on th...Read MORE...


  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall, Eastham, Mass.
  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    Eastham Filling Station, Eastham, Cape Cod, Mass.
  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    M.E. Church, Eastham, Cape Cod, Mass.
  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    Wentworth Acres, North Eastham on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • Eastham, Massachusetts, USA
    Nauset Lighthouse


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