Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


Shipwrecks of Cape Cod


Digging Into the Past

Shipwrecks of Cape Cod

with Writer & Filmmaker Don Wilding                                                                                                                              

Sunday, November 13, 2016  at 1pm

 Free with Museum Admission

In his new presentation of the great shipwrecks and rescues of the outer beaches of Cape Cod, Don will cover 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. He will look at the wrecks of the Castagna, the Francis, the Montclair, the Jason, the Portland, and many more. Don is presently working on this subject for a book.

Don Wilding is one of Cape Cod Magazine’s “12 Local People to Watch in 2015”. He has been an award-winning lifestyle, arts and entertainment, and sports writer and editor for newspapers on Cape Cod and in southeastern Massachusetts for 30 years and currently is a columnist for The Cape Codder. He is a co-founder of the nonprofit Henry Beston Society of Cape Cod, author of the book, "Henry Beston's Cape Cod," and producer for the upcoming feature-length documentary film based on his book.  Don has been a public speaker on Cape Cod subjects for 15 years. Join us for what is sure to be a great presentation!