History

Treasuring The Dunes

Treasuring The Dunes

By Susan Dewey | October 7, 2013

An Osterville interior decorator works with Bunny Mellon’s family to restore a famous Oyster Harbors cottage. The Dune House has long been a cherished seaside retreat for family and friends…

antiques, vegetables, and much more

Cotuit shop sells antiques, vegetables, and much more

By Amanda Wastrom | October 7, 2013

A Cotuit couple’s shop is a celebration of their many passions. “Being involved in the basics is not a bad thing,” declares Anne Barrett. She would know. Anne and her…

The Last of the Stagecoach

The Last Stand of the Stagecoach

By Sara Hoagland Hunter | August 1, 2013

The next time you are stuck in midsummer traffic, crawling your way across the Bourne Bridge and cursing all motorized vehicles, turn up your air conditioning and consider traveling around…

Scenes from a Time Gone By

By Matthew J. Gill | July 1, 2013

A vintage photography exhibit at the Cahoon Museum of American Art showcases Cape Cod in days past. A lot can change over the course of a century, and nowhere is…

Neighbors in Time

By Bill Tramposch | June 1, 2013

The executive director of the Nantucket Historical Association talks about the whaling-age ties that still bind Nantucket and New Zealand. One of the many pleasures of being executive director of…

Found at Sea

By Matthew Nilsson | May 1, 2013

Eugene O’Neill came to Provincetown and found the inspiration that helped him become an American literary icon. Standing alone in the dining room of a Provincetown cabin, Eugene O’Neill was…

Hours of Gold, Hours of Lead

By Matthew Nilsson | April 1, 2013

Falmouth’s legendary Highfield and Tanglewood Halls set the stage for the rise—and tragic fall—of the famous Beebe family. Certain family names have been connected with towns on Cape Cod and…