Author: Chris White

Chris White is a frequent writer for Cape Cod Life Publications and has written on topics ranging from the history of Smith’s Tavern on Wellfleet Island to the sinking of the SS Andrea Doria off Nantucket. Chris also teaches English at Tabor Academy in Marion.


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Sandwich archaeology: Family has found 10,000 artifacts in their backyard

  In 2010, Tom and Melissa Keyes embarked on a new project in Sandwich, with their purchase of the “Old…

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Cape Cod has long been a hot spot for birding enthusiasts

Race Point, Fort Hill and other locales on the peninsula are popular sighting areas “For birding, no other place on…

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New Seabury home designed by John Dvorsack exceeds family’s expectations

John Dvorsack designs a modest waterfront dwelling that is more than meets the eye In Christopher Priest’s 1995 novel, The…

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‘Seaview Secret Garden’ is Osterville’s Avalon

A memorial garden provides a tranquil, hidden retreat filled with splendor Just up the coast from Hyannis Port’s “Cape Cod Camelot,”…

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Osterville Captain’s Compound

Architect Patrick Ahearn reimagines Captain’s Compound as a Gatsby-esque Cape Cod cottage Jay Gatsby has grown in stature from a…

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Bells will be ringing

Martha’s Vineyard shop owner revives a Fourth of July tradition Each Fourth of July in the Martha’s Vineyard town of…

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A Place to Call Home

A renovated family house in Osterville now offers space for multiple generations Each spring, David Herrlinger meets his neighbors to…

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An Oasis in the Dunes

Designed by Patrick Ahearn, Trelawny House is a majestic family gathering place on Martha’s Vineyard Imagine exploring vast grasslands nestled…

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A simple man, an extraordinary talent

Harwich’s A. Elmer Crowell—the father of decorative bird carving In 1874, a son of a Harwich cranberry farmer receives a…

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