Category: History

40 Years of Cape Cod Life: A message from Brian Shortsleeve

Gunkholing: What Does 40 Years of Cape Cod Life Look Like? Our first issue, left, published in 1979. The first…

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Stunning Home Makeover in North Falmouth!

A father and daughter team up to revamp their family summer home, just steps away from New Silver Beach in…

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Retro kitchen on Cape Cod

An intrepid couple discover what is old is new again with the help of REEF Builders In the 1939 classic…

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The history of The Carnegie in Edgartown

In Edgartown, Andrew Carnegie’s dream lives on In 1848, a 13-year-old boy and his family emigrated from Dunfermline, Scotland’s historic…

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The Cape is more than just a spit of land… it’s also a home

The Cape is not only the geographic spit of land we call home, but also the house where we have…

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Did you know Eastman’s Hardware has over 100 years of storied history?

Over 100 years ago, Charles Eastman set in motion a local business that still serves the Falmouth community today A…

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Ever wonder how the Cape Cod Canal came to be?

August Perry Belmont Jr. was a product of his age, in an age that needed his products. The Gilded Age—a…

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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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