Property 138

Protected Lands Catalog

property-138Property ID: BLT #138
Grantor: Rachel Lambert Mellon
Acquisition Date: December 31, 2012
Acres: 1.42
Location: 19 Indian Hill Road, Osterville

Description: Rachel Mellon donated 1.42 acres of coastal wetlands and upland that fringe the Great Cove estuary. Her gift completes the preservation of the shoreline around Great Cove on the Grand Island of Osterville. Great Cove is a tidal estuary located in the southwestern area of West Bay. Just outside of the cove are numerous shellfish grants including the Town’s shellfish nursery.

Habitat: Salt marsh wetland with upland fringe
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s part of #070009003