Sponsored by: National Park Service - Cape Cod National Seashore
When leaders of the fledgling Plymouth colony made the painful decision to split the colony in 1644, they designated Eastham as the center of new settlement. Despite being “outside of the Country Remote from all societie”, the move kick started Euro-settlement of the Outer Cape. The 1980 archeological investigation at the Doane family’s homestead was reexamined last July by the University of Michigan. Join park Historian Bill Burke to hear about the findings.