Property 042

Protected Lands Catalog

property-042Property ID: BLT #042
Grantors: Edward O. Handy, Jr. & the Heirs of John L. Handy, Jr.
Acquisition Date: June 29, 1995 & September 25, 1995
Acres: 34.99
Location: Green Point Meadow on Sandy Neck, Barnstable

Description: A 35-acre gift of salt marsh was made in memory of two brothers, John and Edward Handy. Located in the Great Marsh, the land was owned for almost 300 years by one of the Cape’s earliest families – the Handy family and their Otis and Hinckley ancestors. The land falls entirely within the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).

Habitat: Salt marsh
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #303002