Property 079

Protected Lands Catalog

property-079Property ID: BLT #079
Grantor: Henry Paul Bergson
Acquisition Date: October 10, 2001
Acres: 2.0
Location: off Route 6A, West Barnstable

Description: Henry Bergson gifted a 2-acre parcel of salt marsh, which adds to nearby land donated in 1995 [BLT #36 & #38]. Coincidentally, the donors of these adjacent properties turned out to be second cousins. The land, located within the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC), is surrounded by a large continuous tract of conservation land covering most of the 9,125-acre Great Marsh.

Habitat: Salt marsh
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #219002