Go Thoreau! Celebrating 200 years!

Happy 200th Birthday, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
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The Dennis Libraries are celebrating all year. Stay tuned for lectures, book clubs, and other activities related to Thoreau and our appreciation of nature.

"On tops of mountains, as everywhere to hopeful souls, it is always morning."

Shipwrecks of Cape Cod with Don Wilding

Saturday, November 5th at 12:30 pm

Enjoy an afternoon discussion on Saturday, November 5th at 12:30 p.m. at Dennis Public Library. Don Wilding will be at the library to discuss some of the great shipwrecks and rescues on the Outer Beach of Cape Cod, ranging from the earliest days of the U.S. Lifesaving Service (1872) to the early years of the U.S. Coast Guard in the first half of the 20th century. Join Don for a look at the wrecks of the Castagna, the Francis, the Montclair, the Jason, the Portland, and more.

An award-winning writer and editor for Massachusetts newspapers for 30 years, Don pens the popular “Shore Lore” history column for the Cape Codder newspaper of Orleans, and is the author of the book, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod: How ‘The Outermost House’ Inspired a National Seashore.”