House Point Island.
The location of this small harbor island, which has now disappeared, is commemorated by the first bend made in the West End Breakwater. The 3,500-foot straightaway from Stevens Point reached House Point Island, then was angled slightly eastward on its way to Long Point.
¶ Last updated on 22 April 2017. ¶ Image from A Map of the Extremity of Cape Cod Including the Townships of Provincetown and Truro, With a Chart of Their Sea Coast and of Cape Cod Harbour, State of Massachusetts (1835), by Maj. J. D. Graham, courtesy of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, Call No. G3762.C35 1835.G7.