Wellfleet Real Estate
Wellfleet is world famous for its briny and succulent oysters – the focus of the Wellfleet OysterFest held every October. The name “Wellfleet” is variously thought to come from a brand of oyster popular in England in the late 1700s or from “Whale Fleet” after the whaling industry that drove the early economy. Today bustling Wellfleet Harbor is home to sail boats, power boats as well as larger commercial vessels which deliver much of the fresh catch on the menus in local restaurants. Read more about Wellfleet real estate.
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Wellfleet Community Summary
With the second largest concentration of art galleries on the Cape (Provincetown is the first), the Outer Cape town of Wellfleet boasts a thriving arts community. The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre features live plays and performances while the Wellfleet Preservation Hall hosts cultural events year-round. Residents and vacationers enjoy live bands at the Beachcomber on Cahoon Hollow Beach while families can catch a movie at one of America’s last drive-in movie theaters.
History buffs know that the first radio telegraph transmission from America to England took place in South Wellfleet in 1901-02 on what is now Marconi Beach. In fact, the South Wellfleet station’s first call sign was “CC” for Cape Cod.
Wellfleet is bordered by Truro to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Eastham to the south, and Cape Cod Bay to the west. Approximately 48 miles east of the Sagamore Bridge, Wellfleet is 100 miles southeast of Boston.
Cape Cod is a great place to get out and enjoy the natural beauty of the region, and there’s possibly no better way to do it then to go for a hike. There’s are several great hiking spots ... Read more
You hear a lot about the beaches of Cape Cod and some of the historical sites and attractions in the region, but there are also some bridges to take note of, specifically some of the bridges of ... Read more
His name evokes strong ties to Wellfleet, but it seems Guglielmo Marconi’s inventions actually extended across the Cape. The man responsible for the first transatlantic wireless communication ... Read more
There are a lot of great places to stay on Cape Cod, but there’s one legendary resort in Wellfleet you can’t stay at or even see. That’s because the resort is mostly just memories ... Read more