"There are miles of ice to the north and a shore of coves and bays, and all this ice was eloquent under the moon. Now east, now west, now from some far inlet, now from the cove hidden in the pines, the pond cried out in its strange and hollow tongue." Henry Beston "Winter" "A Place Called Maine"
A Cold Cape Porpoise Cove: Photo by Robert Dennis
But it has been colder! Blasting boats free in Cape Porpoise harbor, 1950's, photos by Virginia Bradbury