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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A Garden of the Greatest Generation

Falmouth’s Spohr Gardens provides an interlude between the past and the present. In the heart of Falmouth’s Spohr Gardens stands a…

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Home is Where the Health Is

Cape Cod Healthcare: from dire beginnings to an essential present. On October 2nd, 1920, Cape Cod Hospital first opened its…

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It’s Hip to be Square

Huey Lewis was a kind of working class rock singer who played with a variety of musicians in the San…

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From Ranch to Cape, Dallas to Dockside

This ain’t the first rodeo for “The Young House” in Mattapoisett. Here on the shore of Buzzards Bay, near Ned’s…

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Collecting the Cape

“When you’re going to renovate a house, always hire an architect you’ve known for 50 years,” say the owners of…

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The Eye of the Universe

Imagine a world in which the wealth of the richest towns and cities revolves around the pursuit and hunting of…

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Changing Yellow Blue

A Hyannis Port landmark takes on a fresh future. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s classic short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the…

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“We First Flew in Dreams”

Each fall, a trip to the Atlantic coastline in Wellfleet and Truro might just include a sighting of Flying Goblins. On…

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Cape Cod Kitty Hawk

Before people began to take flying machines—and even space bound shuttles and rockets—for granted, the innovations in flight fascinated much…

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The Surprenant System

At the center of the Cape Cod dining universe, one man does things a bit differently. People often describe Cape…

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Latitude Adjustment

Tequila is the James Dean of spirits—mysterious to an almost mythical level and as misunderstood as the most iconic Rebel…

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Provincetown’s Sailing Moment

From the dugout mishoon canoes of the Wampanoag, to the whaling schooners of the 19th century, to the pleasure yachts…

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Katherine D. Miller

When painter Katherine Downey Miller was growing up, she had a skylight above her bed. “I’d look up at night,…

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Andrea Petitto

Painter Andrea Petitto of Orleans frequently begins her work with a decision about colors. She says, “I usually use some…

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Mary Wojciechowski

Mary Wojciechowski  “pushes the envelope” by seeking new ways of creating fine art. A professional background as a middle school…

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Surf & Safari

A storied sportsmen’s club on the Vineyard is re-imagined to provide adventure for a new generation. Around the turn of…

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The Color of Linen

Leveraging old world sensibilities and a solid understanding of design, interior designer/textile artist Beth Odence creates a cozy home in…

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Grist for the Mill

Every spring, for thousands of years, the sites of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and the Stony Brook…

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