Property 029

Protected Lands Catalog

Property ID: BLT #029
Grantor: Mary Louise Welch, Jane F. Welch, Barbara Welch & Dr. Gabriel Welch
Property Name: Fifth Avenue Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: September 21, 1993
Acres: 0.68
Location: Fifth Avenue, West Hyannis Port

Description: These seven postage stamp-sized lots were created in 1893 as part of an early summer colony called Seaside Park. They were merged into this one gift of .68 upland acres donated by the Welch family. This pine and oak woodland in West Hyannis Port is an oasis within a densely populated neighborhood and helps preserve the water quality of Hall’s Creek.

Habitat: Pine and oak woodlands
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #245098

Additional Information: This conservation restriction on privately-owned land is not open for public access.