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Eastham, Massachusetts, USA

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Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Originally settled by the Nauset tribe, Eastham was the site where in 1621 a hunting expedition comprised from the crew of the sailing vessel Mayflower, which had stopped in Provincetown harbor on Cape Cod Bay after a rough crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, which led to the first encounter of the Pilgrims and the local Nauset Native Americans at First Encounter Beach. The area would not be settled by Europeans, however, until 1644. The original lands included what are now the towns of Truro, Wellfleet, Eastham, Orleans and a small portion of Chatham. Eastham town was officially incorporated in 1651.
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Eastham, Massachusetts, USA

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Eastham, Massachusetts, USA

Wentworth Acres, North Eastham on Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Eastham, Massachusetts, USA

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13. EASTHAM. [Pop. 955. Inc. 1646.]
The Indian name of Eastham was Nauset, and the sea beach still retains the name....Read MORE...

1859
EASTHAM, a township in Barnstable co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 97 m. SE of Boston, on...Read MORE...

Eastham, Massachusetts, 1890
Eastham lies at the middle of the outer arm of Cape Cod, in Barnstable County, 97 miles from Boston ...Read MORE...

1916
Eastham, east'am, a post-township (town) of Barnstable co., Mass., part of Cope Cod peninsula. It...Read MORE...


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