Rock Harbor (Massachusetts) Article

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Rock Harbor is a man-made [1] harbor on Cape Cod Bay located on the border between Orleans, Massachusetts and Eastham, Massachusetts.

Rock Harbor was the site of a skirmish during the War of 1812 between British soldiers and local militia December 19, 1814. [2] A small commercial and charter fishing fleet docks in the harbor. [3] The harbor is an artificial harbor and is dredged to maintain a depth of 4 feet at low tide. [4]


  1. ^ Mark Fiegel (12 October 2012). "FINDINGS: A breakthrough on Rock Harbor - News - Wicked Local - Boston, MA". Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  2. ^ "THE BATTLE OF ROCK HARBOR by William Quinn" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-03-20.
  3. ^ "Rock Harbor Cape Cod Review | Fodor's". 2013-12-23. Retrieved 2014-03-20.
  4. ^ "Rock Harbor dredging has some dreading cost". 2013-12-27. Archived from the original on 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2014-03-20.

ROCK HARBOR (MASSACHUSETTS) Latitude and Longitude:

41°47′59″N 70°00′23″W / 41.79972°N 70.00639°W / 41.79972; -70.00639