07/27 Tiny house living on Cape Cod

Paula Bacon's tiny house in Dennis, MA

Paula Bacon’s tiny house in Dennis, MA

My shed was once the office to the old Grindell’s Trailer Park on a Dennisport beach. The few old cottages there were going to be bulldozed if not saved from destruction. As a descendent of the old Cape Cod mooncussers, I saw a mission in saving a bit of the beach past. Little did I think I would be hauled into the Orleans District Court as a witness to an attempt to save building number 1 of my mission (because the cottage had been deemed abandoned, I had to petition for ownership). Or that I would have to go to the same court to get building number 2 which I did get. High drama for what most would call firewood. Is this kerfuffle a testimony to the value of the old tiny houses we called 1930s cottages?

Read more at http://capecod.wickedlocal.com/article/20150727/NEWS/150727261

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Elaine Walker