Atlantic Cable Station and Sunken Forest


January 03. 2014 3:37PM

 







Route 1A
Rye, NH

Marker Number: 63
Name and date established: Rye 1970

Description: The receiving station for the first Atlantic Cable, laid in 1874, is located on Old Beach Road opposite this location. The remains of the Sunken Forest (remnants of the Ice Age) may be seen at low tide. Intermingled with these gnarled stumps is the original Atlantic Cable.

Location: Located on the east side of Route 1-A at Jenness Beach.
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