Category: History

The Cape is more than just a spit of land… it’s also a home

The Cape is not only the geographic spit of land we call home, but also the house where we have…

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Did you know Eastman’s Hardware has over 100 years of storied history?

Over 100 years ago, Charles Eastman set in motion a local business that still serves the Falmouth community today A…

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Ever wonder how the Cape Cod Canal came to be?

August Perry Belmont Jr. was a product of his age, in an age that needed his products. The Gilded Age—a…

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A Mecca of Glaze & Haze: The Cape Cod Coliseum

Lost Sailor “Hear the sea birds cryin’ and there’s a ghost wind blowing And it’s calling you, to that misty…

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Pages of History: What’s in a Name?

The individuals behind a few of the storied names of Cape Cod’s history Please don’t try this at home—yours or…

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Village LIFE: The Magic of Mashpee

A hidden treasure no more The true essence of any classic village is found at its center, or trademark downtown.…

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Pages of History: Soldiers of the Surf

Cape & Islands surfmen were among the courageous heroes of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Photos courtesy of Coast Guard Heritage…

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The Curious Tale of Peter Rabbit

Both Cape Cod and England lay claim to the beloved childhood character Photos courtesy of the Thornton W. Burgess Society…

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Note to Self: Write More Often

Introducing Cape Cod Life Note Cards Above is one of our favorite aerial photos, taken as part of our Aerial…

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