History

Coastal Camelot

By Chris White | June 17, 2024

A glimpse into the restorative respite the Kennedys found in the New England summers.

Gunk’holing: Where has the time Gone?

By Brian Shortsleeve | June 17, 2024

As I sit down to write this column, I find myself overwhelmed with gratitude and nostalgia. This issue marks a milestone that I only hoped would be when I first…

Memories of a Cape Cod Life Writer

By Christie Lowrance | May 21, 2024

Christie Lowrance embarked on a writing career that began as a freelancer for Cape Cod LIFE back in its inception in 1979.

Gunk’holing: As far as the eye can see

By Brian Shortsleeve | May 21, 2024

Recently I asked my son Joshua, our photographer, if he thought we should tell the Cape Cod LIFE readers what he has taken photos of, and if they could do…

The History of Heritage

By Chris White | April 16, 2024

Celebrating its 55th year, Heritage Museums & Gardens sheds light on the people who inhabited the historical grounds.

A Slice of LIFE

By Cape Cod Life Publications | April 16, 2024

Over 45 years, one thing has remained the same: creating iconic covers has become synonymous with our brand.

Gunk’holing: Thanks for the Memories

By Brian Shortsleeve | April 16, 2024

It is always a pleasure to receive feedback from our audience and followers. Over the past 45 years, the correspondence has covered many topics and provided interesting memories that others…

Creating Camelot

By Chris White | November 13, 2023

JFK’s legacy and how it has shaped our understanding of an era 60 years after his assassination.

If the Walls Could Talk

By Leslie Hatton | September 5, 2023

Portraits of the past found tucked into the walls of historic homes in Provincetown rock the local art community.

Through The Eyes of Children – Then and Now

By Cape Cod Life Publications | September 5, 2023

The new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum examines childhood on the island 100 years ago.

Gunk’holing: Letter From A Friend

By Brian Shortsleeve | September 5, 2023

I have been friends with Nancy and Brian Donohoe for about 50 years. Nancy’s daughter Heidi and her great-grandmother are in the cover photo of the second issue of Cape…

The Tides of Talent

By Michael Muroff | August 14, 2023

The turn of the 20th century saw a wave of artists and other creative types flood the Outer Cape for inspiration and community.

Gunkholing: Memories are Made of This

By Brian Shortsleeve | August 14, 2023

This August issue of Cape Cod LIFE, focusing on “Old Cape Cod” will help many of us remember our earliest days on the Cape. My first visit to Cape Cod…

A Taste of the Past

By Susanna Graham-Pye | July 20, 2023

Explore iconic restaurants forever ingrained in Cape Cod’s history.

Summertime, But the Livin’ Wasn’t Always Easy

By Chris White | July 10, 2023

How Nantucket became a cosmopolitan tourist destination is explored in the Nantucket Whaling Museum’s new exhibit.

The “Jewel” of Barnstable

By Donna Bragg | July 10, 2023

For so many, the coastal beauty of Sandy Neck Beach is a favorite destination for making treasured memories.

Day Dreaming

By Susanna Graham-Pye | May 24, 2023

The 22 iconic Days Cottages dotting the shoreline in North Truro have attracted & inspired us for the better part of a century.

Leave the Light On: Heroic Women Who Lit the Coastal Lighthouses 

By Chris White | April 26, 2023

Throughout history there have been women who have kept the lights burning strong in our coastal lighthouses.