Crowell–Bourne Farm

The Crowell–Bourne Farm is a historic 1775 farmhouse on West Falmouth Highway (Route 28A) in West Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Crowell–Bourne Farm
Bourne Farm, West Falmouth Highway, West Falmouth, MA.JPG
Bourne Farm, 1775 farmhouse
Crowell–Bourne Farm is located in Cape Cod
Crowell–Bourne Farm
Crowell–Bourne Farm is located in Massachusetts
Crowell–Bourne Farm
Crowell–Bourne Farm is located in the United States
Crowell–Bourne Farm
LocationWest Falmouth, Massachusetts
Coordinates41°37′4″N 70°37′34″W / 41.61778°N 70.62611°W / 41.61778; -70.62611Coordinates: 41°37′4″N 70°37′34″W / 41.61778°N 70.62611°W / 41.61778; -70.62611
ArchitectJoseph Crowell
Part ofWest Falmouth Village Historic District (ID98000253)
NRHP reference No.80000501[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPApril 23, 1980
Designated CPApril 2, 1998

The farm has been owned and operated by Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries since 1979.[2] The property has 49 acres of fields and woods with walking trails, and is open to the public.[3] The Shining Sea Bikeway crosses the property on a paved former railroad bed. Of interest is an old cattle tunnel which was for herding livestock under the former railroad tracks.

The farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980,[1] and included in the West Falmouth Village Historic District in 1998.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Salt Pond Bird Sanctuaries
  3. ^ Map and History of Bourne Farm
  4. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Crowell–Bourne Farm". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-22.