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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‘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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Chatham Airport: One Man’s Field of Dreams

Founder Wilfred Berube’s grassroots effort paved the way for the airport we know today Imagine that you and some friends…

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Following their own Flight Plan

Local women pilots share their love for aviation Amelia Earhart’s disappearance in 1937 remains one of America’s greatest mysteries. Nearly…

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These code-breakers were real lifesavers

Chatham exhibit shares the story of Nazi Germany’s Enigma Machines—and the Cape Codders who intercepted their messages and helped win…

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