Property 036

Protected Lands Catalog

Property ID: BLT #036
Grantor: Elizabeth Rex Paul
Acquisition Date: December 19, 1994
Acres: 40.1
Location: off Route 6A, West Barnstable

Description: The Challenge for Cape Cod Wetlands campaign inspired Elizabeth Paul’s 40-acre gift of land, located in the Great Marsh off Rte. 6A (The Old Kings Highway). The lot is believed to be the site of the historic homestead along Bridge Creek that once belonged to Colonial patriot James Otis. It falls within the state-designated Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).

Habitat: Salt marsh
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #178017