A retrospective on the families and homes on the Belvidere Plain in Falmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This is a look back on the colorful lives in a small summer community as told from the author's perspective. From the whaling days and salt works of the early nineteenth century to the playful summer escapes of the twentieth century, this story contains dozens of stories of love, ambition and heartache in a community where residents come from all walks of life. There are a over 175 pictures; many of historical significance. The story is presented as a walking guide with several maps and an itinerary for canvassing the neighborhood on foot or from the comfort of your reading chair. In addition to 202 pages, reference materials include a Table of Contents, Table of Illustrations, Cross-references, Bibliography, Index and Endnotes.