Category: History

Set in Stone

The survival of some of the best-known architectural structures around the globe…can all be credited to good masonry. One doesn’t…

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Fresh Past

Designer Michael Ferzoco of Eleven Interiors breathes new life into a Truro antique. It’s not often one comes across an…

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For the Creatures of the Earth

When Thomas A. Baxendale and his wife purchased Amrita Island in the late 1890s, they must have envisioned erecting their…

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The Coordinates of Bygone Days

Robert Finch’s commentary, “Two Windows,” which appears in The 1858 Map of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, & Nantucket, tells us…

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Traces of Time

Monomoy Island’s fascinating history includes tragic shipwrecks, wily mooncussers, and acts of selfless heroism. There is no sign of life…

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Pictures Tell the Tale

Their age makes them all the more impressive. They are crisp, clean, and expertly framed. They are slices of life, dwelling…

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Remembering Osterville’s Seapuit Golf Club

Of Splendid Views, Tough Lies, Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell – and Dollar-a-Day Caddies There isn’t much to see…

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100 Years Strong

Festive crowds lined streets draped in patriotic regalia at Provincetown’s impressive Pilgrim Monument dedication ceremony 100 years ago. Provincetown is…

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Play Ball!

The Barnstable Bat Company hits a homerun with their custom baseball bats Baseball, the tribulations of the Red Sox aside,…

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Notes from the New Deal: The WPA Artists of Provincetown

This article originally appeared in Cape Cod LIFE Arts Annual, 1997. Photography courtesy of Provincetown Art Association & Museum These days,…

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The First Thanksgiving Meal

Our harvest being gotten in, our Governor sente four men out fowling that so we might, after a more special…

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In A League All Its Own

  For decades, one of the Cape’s most memorable summer attractions has been its own amateur baseball league. An organization…

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Presidential Recollections

CAPE CODDERS REMEMBER COOLIDGE, CLEVELAND AND KENNEDY “I always come back to the Cape and walk the beach when I have…

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PLAY BALL! From the Cape Cod Baseball League to the Hall of Fame

‘SELDOM ANY SPLENDID STORY IS wholly true, thought Samuel Johnson. The official version of the Cape Cod Baseball League’s history…

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