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Open House at the Weidlinger House Saturday, Oct. 7th 11- 4pm

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Free and open to the public

The Cape Cod Modern House Trust invites you to visit the restored Weidlinger House, built in 1953 by ground breaking structural engineer, Paul Weidlinger.

Sitting above Higgins Pond in the unspoiled National Seashore, this radical structure illustrates Paul Weidlinger’s interest in post and beam structures, gridded plans disrupted by diagonals and the idea of a house as a naturalist’s observation post. After the house was leased to the Trust by the National Park Service, it was fully restored and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The restoration was a collaboration between the Trust, the Cape Cod National Seashore, and the voters of Wellfleet who supported the project through Community Preservation Act funding.
The house also serves as a platform for the Trust’s artist/scholar residencies every spring and fall.
This year we are hosting an art/science collaboration residency. Artists will pair with Park staff scientists doing field research.
For more info go to http://ccmht.org/

Details:
Saturday, Oct. 7th 11- 4pm
Weidlinger House
54 Valley rd., Wellfleet

Due to very limited parking, able bodied visitors are asked to park in the Newcomb Hollow Beach parking lot, and walk from there to the house. (about a 15 min. walk)
Those with mobility limitations can drive to the house and park.
Directions:

DIRECTIONS:

For walkers:
From Orleans, take rte. 6 to South Wellfleet. Go through a traffic light by Marconi Beach and continue 3/4 mile. Take a right onto Lecount Hollow rd. at the sign for the PB Boulagerie.
At the end, bear left onto Ocean View Drive.
Go about 2 miles, and this road dead ends into the Newcomb Hollow parking lot. There you will see a docent w/ walking directions.

For people w/ limited mobility:
From Orleans, take rte. 6 to South Wellfleet. Go through the traffic light by Marconi Beach. Continue 3/4 mile, take a right onto Lecount Hollow rd. at the sign for the PB Boulagerie.
At the end, bear left onto Ocean View Drive.
Go about 2 miles to a stop sign. (intersection w/ Gross Hill Rd)
go straight through and take next dirt rd. on the left (Thoreau Way)
There are a lot of family name signs on a tree.
Look for a small sign w/ a white arrow in a red circle. Follow these.
Take second dirt rd on left (Valley Rd), then the first (very steep) driveway on the right.

Note: Please do not visit the house on days other than the open house as it will be occupied.
More open houses, for the Spring, to be announced
If you have questions call Peter at 774 722 4944.