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Storm Uncovers Cart Tracks on Cape from 100+ Years Ago

The Orleans Police Department has posted photos of cart tracks in peat uncovered when a recent nor’easter blew away sand that had been covering it.

Police in the Lower Cape town say they think the cart tracks may be from the late 1800s or early 1900s.

The tracks are at Nauset Beach, which is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the town, just south of the main parking lot.

Also on the police department’s Facebook page:  Someone has posted a photo of a 19th century bottle uncovered by the storm, one of about 15 he says he has found recently.




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