Category: History

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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Kennedy Kennel Club

‘Dogs of Camelot’ reveals never-before-seen photos and stories of the Kennedys’ canine companions John F. Kennedy once said, “We must…

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August 2018 Gunkholing: When I was a boy

Many an evening was spent playing touch football on Craigville Beach in Centerville. Most of the guys had summer jobs…

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Poseidon’s fury is Liam’s fate

Though battered and bruised, Nauset Beach remains an iconic presence on Cape Cod In Homer’s “Odyssey,” Poseidon, god of the…

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From Cats to Cruisers

The Crosby family’s legacy of boat building in Osterville Photography courtesy of the Osterville Historical Museum If the catboat were…

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Q&A: Jennifer Dow

Our Creative Director, Jennifer Dow, recently celebrated her 100th issue with the Cape Cod LIFE April 2018 publication. Jen is…

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Harbor LIFE: Red Brook Harbor

Serene views, cherished traditions This is the third installment of a new series exploring the vibrant harbors across Cape Cod…

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