Category: History

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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The Lighthouse of Hyannis Port

One of the Cape’s most iconic lighthouses stands not upon the dunes of the National Seashore but at a bend…

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Town Profiles

Sites to See and Places to Be Across the Cape and Islands Upper Cape: Bourne • Sandwich • Falmouth •…

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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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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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