Author: Matthew Nilsson

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It’s a ChappyWrap!

Martha’s Vineyard memories are woven into these stylish—and so cozy—blankets created by two entrepreneurial mothers. Everyone remembers their favorite childhood…

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Found at Sea

Eugene O’Neill came to Provincetown and found the inspiration that helped him become an American literary icon. Standing alone in…

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Hours of Gold, Hours of Lead

Falmouth’s legendary Highfield and Tanglewood Halls set the stage for the rise—and tragic fall—of the famous Beebe family. Certain family…

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The Glow of Antiquity

The rich history of candlemaking is a seasonal attraction in the Nantucket Historical Association‘s Hadwen & Barney Oil & Candle…

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Footnotes and Cannonballs

Less than 30 years after gaining independence from the British Empire, the still fledgling United States found itself in conflict…

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The Foundation of Three Centuries

To experience the 300 years that transformed Chatham from farming village to vacation destination, just explore its historic buildings. The…

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A Very Good Reason, to Stay Here All Season

An enterprising Cape Codder returns to take a seat at the top of the beach chair business world. Shorts and…

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