Isaac Snow: Revolutionary Pirate & Incorrigible Prisoner

By Chris White | September 1, 2022

Taking a step back into the Cape’s Revolutionary past reveals the story of Isaac Snow.

Foggy Memories

By Joe O'Shea | July 19, 2022

Revisiting an iconic Cape Cod Baseball League Game, professional MLB players & well-known coaches reminisce about the way the Cape itself can influence the flow of a game.

Of Ink and Bone

By Chris White | July 17, 2022

At a new exhibit at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, history is recorded through scrimshaw by the whalers who knew their quest better than anyone else.

You Are Invited to Craigville’s 150th Birthday Celebration!

By Emily Baxter | July 16, 2022

You are invited to Craigville’s 150th birthday celebration! The story behind the first vacation community on Cape Cod.

Halcyon Days of Yore

By Chris White | May 31, 2022

Creating Cape Cod: A new exhibit is a tour of vacation history at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

From PT Boats to Leisure Craft

By Julie Craven Wagner | May 26, 2022

Kingman Yacht Center has been at the center of Cape Cod maritime activity since 1932.

Herstory of Discovery

By Chris White | May 3, 2022

For almost 100 years, women have slowly, but most assuredly, been making their mark on Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

A Century of Stars

By Rachel Walman | March 29, 2022

For nearly 100 years, The Cape Playhouse has been home to idols of the stage and screen. Its storied history is brimming with tales of those who believed, those who…

A Celtic Fishing Legacy – Century Old Gear

By East End Eddie Doherty | March 15, 2022

Inspired by the stories he was told as a young boy, his love of fishing & Ireland, East End Eddie Doherty relays the story of his heritage. If you walk…

A Holiday Showcase for the Ages

By Susan Dewey | November 19, 2021

The Garden Club of Hyannis celebrates 400 years of Cape holidays with a magical transformation of South Yarmouth’s historic Cultural Center. Four centuries ago in early winter, the Pilgrims aboard…

400 Years of Gratitude

By Chris White | November 19, 2021

In the classic 1970 reggae song, “400 Years,” Peter Tosh of The Wailers decries the painful legacies of oppression, exile, and colonialism when he sings, “400 years of the same…

Three Centuries of Flowering

By Susan Dewey | November 15, 2021

From the 1600s until today, this ancient Orleans ‘hundred-acre wood’ has flourished in hands that cherish the land with patience and love. Traveling down the long, winding drive shaded with…

Taking a Shine to Bradford’s Ace Hardware

By Chris White | September 22, 2021

As Jack Torrance completes his introduction to the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s 1977 classic supernatural thriller, The Shining, the “in-season” caretaker Bill Watson gives him a tour of the premises…

Welcome to Cape Cod

By Christopher Setterlund | August 20, 2021

Today life is all about speed and instant gratification. Innovations like smartphones, GPS, high-speed internet, streaming music and movies, have taken a lot of the work out of what were…

A Homecoming to Remember

By Brenna Collins | July 19, 2021

The intricate restoration of America’s most famous ship, the Mayflower II, and its journey back home to Plymouth. On April 20, 1957, Mayflower II set sail from Plymouth, England to Plymouth,…

The Cod-ification of the Cape

By Chris White | July 19, 2021

In an early chapter of the epic novel “American Gods” Neil Gaiman relates the story of a ship of sailors from the “Northlands” who set out on a voyage in…

History of the Cape Cod Baseball League: The Sons of Summer

By Joe O'Shea | June 15, 2021

Unlike Brooklyn Dodgers fans, whose connection to their “Boys of Summer” is wistful, baseball fans on Cape Cod have a very vibrant, active relationship with their “summer sons,” the rotating…

The Lighthouse of Hyannis Port

By Chris White | May 17, 2021

One of the Cape’s most iconic lighthouses stands not upon the dunes of the National Seashore but at a bend in the road in Hyannis Port, standing watch over the…