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Orleans Historical Society
and Museum

CG36500

Gold Medal Boat

Nauset marine

Contact and Directions

Questions regarding the history of the vessel, current location, ongoing exhibits and more, contact the Orleans Historical Society: admin@orleanshs.org.

Questions regarding construction, maintenance and operations or about the history of the restoration should be addressed to Richard G. Ryder at rgryder@comcast.net.

General questions regarding the Orleans Historical Society and it's programs at admin@orleanshs.org.

DIRECTIONS TO THE LIFEBOAT CG36500

The CG36500 is berthed during the summer months Jun - Sep, at Rock Harbor, BayView Drive, Orleans, MA 02653.

From the upper Cape take the Mid-Cape Highway Rt. 6, to the Orleans Rotary. Exit the rotary onto Rock Harbor Rd. (the 3rd turn off after entering). Follow Rock Harbor Rd. to the end. The CG36500 is berthed at the far end of the parking area.

From the lower Cape take Rt. 6 to the Orleans Rotary. Exit the rotary onto Rock Harbor Rd. (the 1st turn off after entering). Follow Rock Harbor Rd. to the end. The CG36500 is berthed at the far end of the parking area.

DIRECTIONS TO THE ORLEANS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM

From the upper Cape take the Mid-Cape Highway Rt. 6 to exit 12. Turn right off the ramp to 1st set of lights. Turn right onto Eldredge Parkway to the second set of lights. Turn right onto Main St. (On the road to Nauset Beach!) travelling 1/2 mile to River Rd. on the right. The Meeting House is a large antique structure formally used as a Universalist Meeting House.
Parking on both sides.

From the lower Cape take Rt. 6 to the Orleans Rotary. Turn off onto Rt. 28 towards Orleans/Chatham.Past the 1st set of lights stay on Rt. 28 which forks left towards Chatham. At the next light turn left onto Main St. Past the next set of lights travelling 1/2 mile to River Rd. on the right. The Meeting House is a large antique structure formally used as a Universalist Meeting House. Parking on both sides.