In 1904, a sailor, who was rescued the previous night from a stranded ship off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, comes down from the upstairs bunk-room at the life-saving station and into the kitchen. How can he pull himself together as his mind recreates the scene of the wreck and rescue?
Type: Based on a true incident.
Time and Region: 1904, Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Performance Time: 5 minutes
For more information about the U.S. Life-Saving Service (forerunner of the U.S. Coast Guard) see my unit study, Exploring the U.S. Life-Saving Service 1878-1915: 17 Student Workshops with 120 Activities.
History, Drama, Music, English teacher
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