Friends of Herring River
Wellfleet and Truro, Massachusetts

Historic Photos Courtesy of Wellfleet Historical Society

Site of the Herring River Dike, 1908 First Shovelfill Dike Rebuild, 1974

Site of the Herring River Dike, 1908

First Shovelfill

Dike Rebuild, 1974

     
View from Atwood-Higgins House 1903 Atwood-Higgins Southwest View 1903 Netting Herring

Wellfleet's Herring River Marshes
From Atwood-Higgins House 1903
Looking southeast, Merrick Island in distance.

Wellfleet's Herring River Marshes
From Atwood-Higgins House 1903
Looking southwest between Merrick (left) & Bound Brook (right) Islands.

"Netting Herring"

     
The Stone Schooner Lucie Stone schooner at dike construction site Closing the breach, winter 1908-9

"The Stone Schooner 'Lucie' taken from the Griffin's Island side looking East Nov. 1908"

Stone schooner at dike construction site, Nov. 1908.

Closing the breach, winter 1908-9.

     
The Day before Closing The Day of the Closing - The Sluices The Dyke, Wellfleet, Mass.

"The Day Before the Closing"

"The Day of the Closing - The Sluices"

"The Dyke, Wellfleet, Mass."

     
Edward Hopper paintings of Herring River marshes 1930-31 Edward Hopper paintings of Herring River marshes, 1930-31 Edward Hoppe paintings of Herring River marshes, 1930-31

Edward Hopper paintings of Herring River marshes, S.Truro, 1930-31

Edward Hopper paintings of Herring River marshes, S. Truro, 1930-31

Edward Hopper paintings of Herring River marshes, S. Truro, 1930-31