Category: History

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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Coasting by the Cape

A brief history of maritime trade Today we buy things online and they are delivered to our door—we don’t even…

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Harbor LIFE: Wellfleet

 Fresh seafood & fine art set this coastal community apart This is the fifth installment of a new series…

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The lure of the catch

  The Outer Cape fishing community holds tight to its time-honored tradition of surfcasting “Some go to church and think…

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