Beston Society Photo Gallery
A special ceremony was held in front of the Coast Guard Station on Oct. 11, 1964, as Henry Beston's Outermost House was recognized as a National Literary Landmark.
Some of the many editions of "The Outermost House" over the years. It was first published in 1928 and has never been out of print.
Henry Beston's Outermost House in the fog, photographed by former Cape Cod National Seashore ranger David Coates.
Karen McLean sits on the front steps of The Outermost House on Feb. 5, 1978. The house was destroyed in the famous "Blizzard of '78" the following day.
Henry Beston plays his concertina on the front steps of the Fo'castle. Beston played the piano as well.
Henry Beston in his American Field Service uniform, 1916. Beston wrote his first two books, both about World War I, under his given name of Henry Sheahan.