Category: History

The French Dispatch

The French Cable Station Museum in Orleans occupies some of history’s most memorable moments.

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Isaac Snow: Revolutionary Pirate & Incorrigible Prisoner

Taking a step back into the Cape’s Revolutionary past reveals the story of Isaac Snow.

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Foggy Memories

Revisiting an iconic Cape Cod Baseball League Game, professional MLB players & well-known coaches reminisce about the way the Cape itself can influence the flow of a game.

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Of Ink and Bone

At a new exhibit at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, history is recorded through scrimshaw by the whalers who knew their quest better than anyone else.

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You Are Invited to Craigville’s 150th Birthday Celebration!

You are invited to Craigville’s 150th birthday celebration! The story behind the first vacation community on Cape Cod.

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Halcyon Days of Yore

Creating Cape Cod: A new exhibit is a tour of vacation history at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

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From PT Boats to Leisure Craft

Kingman Yacht Center has been at the center of Cape Cod maritime activity since 1932.

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Herstory of Discovery

For almost 100 years, women have slowly, but most assuredly, been making their mark on Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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A Century of Stars

For nearly 100 years, The Cape Playhouse has been home to idols of the stage and screen. Its storied history…

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A Celtic Fishing Legacy – Century Old Gear

Inspired by the stories he was told as a young boy, his love of fishing & Ireland, East End Eddie…

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A Holiday Showcase for the Ages

The Garden Club of Hyannis celebrates 400 years of Cape holidays with a magical transformation of South Yarmouth’s historic Cultural…

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400 Years of Gratitude

In the classic 1970 reggae song, “400 Years,” Peter Tosh of The Wailers decries the painful legacies of oppression, exile,…

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Three Centuries of Flowering

From the 1600s until today, this ancient Orleans ‘hundred-acre wood’ has flourished in hands that cherish the land with patience…

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Taking a Shine to Bradford’s Ace Hardware

As Jack Torrance completes his introduction to the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s 1977 classic supernatural thriller, “The Shining”, the “in-season”…

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Welcome to Cape Cod

Today life is all about speed and instant gratification. Innovations like smartphones, GPS, high-speed internet, streaming music and movies, have…

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A Homecoming to Remember

The intricate restoration of America’s most famous ship, the Mayflower II, and its journey back home to Plymouth. On April…

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The Cod-ification of the Cape

In an early chapter of the epic novel “American Gods” Neil Gaiman relates the story of a ship of sailors…

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History of the Cape Cod Baseball League: The Sons of Summer

Unlike Brooklyn Dodgers fans, whose connection to their “Boys of Summer” is wistful, baseball fans on Cape Cod have a…

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