#travelwithgdp Fact: The building served as the United States Capitol exterior in the 1997 film Amistad. It also served as the City Hall of Capital City in Disney’s Underdog.
#travelwithgdp Fact: In 1965, Gay Head Cliffs were designated as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service.
#travelwithgdp Fact: Gay Head Lighthouse was the first lighthouse built on Martha’s Vineyard and one of the first in the U.S. to receive a first order Fresnel lens in 1856.
#travelwithgdp Fact: The Cape Cod Canal is the widest canal in the world, and a central feature in navigation around Southeastern New England.
#travelwithgdp Fact: Martha’s Vineyard was so named by Bartholomew Gosnold back in the 1600’s because of the large number of wild vines that he found on the island. Clearly not an avid wine drinker himself he was unaware of the centuries of confusion that he was letting loose on the visitors and tourists to the island. […]