Publication: Cape Cod Life

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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Orleans: Boatbuilding Capital of Cape Cod

Orleans, located just beyond the elbow of the Cape on the way to Provincetown’s curled fist, has several personalities: it…

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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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