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Joel Peterson on The Dome

"All of that stuff you see now about 'save the Dome, it's going to go down' - it was the exact opposite. 'If it goes up, it's going to ruin life as we know it.' It's very amusing that probably the grandchildren of the people that were fighting it going up are now fighting it going down."

Joel Peterson, former owner of the defunct Dome Restaurant in Woods Hole, tells the story of one of Falmouth's oddest architectural features. Designed by Buckminster Fuller at the behest of Joel's father, architect E. Gunnar Peterson, the Dome was a meeting spot like no other. This oral history interview was conducted by Troy Clarkson on July 30, 2021 at Falmouth Community Television.


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