Third in a series that began with Allison's ''A Short History of Boston,'' this concise narrative covers four colorful centuries. Here are the key events in Cape Cod . Cape Cod is a sandy peninsula created during the ice age that reaches out into the Atlantic . America's history began along New England's rugged shores. The world knows Cape Cod as Massachusetts' premiere vacation destination, but the famed peninsula is also home to major landmarks in New England history. 2010. 9. 2. - Historian Robert Allison colors in Cape Cod's record with photographs, historical figures, and far-from-dry tales in 'A Short History.' Short History of Cape Cod,,A Short History of Cape Cod,978-1-889833-99-6,Cape & Islands,Short Histories, Why is it called 'Cape Cod'? . A Short History of Cape Cod-- Long Point, Provincetown. profboballison . 2010. 8. 1. - The Paperback of the A Short History of Cape Cod by Robert J. Allison at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on 5.0 or more! Explore Pretty Picky Properties's board 'Cape Cod History' on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cape Cod, Cape cod ma and New england. Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner . Most of Cape Cod's geological history involves the advance and retreat of the . published novels and countless short stories about Cape Cod folks in popular magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post and the Delineator. The Cape's recorded history starts at the very beginning, with the Plymouth pilgrims. Provincetown's Municipal Airport, which is a short 7km (4mi) taxi ride from .