Written by the grandson of a Former Surfman at Old Harbor Station! 128 pages, with stories of shipwrecks, heroic rescues by the men of the US Lifesaving Service and Coast Guard. A well documented history of an 1898 era Life Saving Station, now located in the Cape Cod National Seashore and open for visitors.
” “Seashore Sentinel” is beautifully illustrated with old and new photographs as well as drawings, vintage postcards and maps.” (The Cape Cod Chronicle, July 16th, 2009)
The back cover page shows the late 1940’s location of the station, on the horizon, when it was on the outer beach in Chatham, Mass; the center photo shows the station being transported around the tip of Provincetown on a barge in 1977.
Cape Cod Times of July 26th, 2009
“You couldn’t find a better guide to the Old Harbor Lifesaving Station………. This new book tells a thorough story of the history of the station and how the men who ran the station lived their lives constantly watchful of the sea. Loaded with photographs and illustrations.”
* Paperback: 128 pages
* Publisher: Lifesaving Service Markers; 1ST edition (July 1, 2009)
* ISBN-10: 0981687342
* ISBN-13: 978-0981687346