Tag: Pages of History

Isaac Snow: Revolutionary Pirate & Incorrigible Prisoner

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

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Of Ink and Bone

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.

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From PT Boats to Leisure Craft

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

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Herstory of Discovery

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

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A Century of Stars

For nearly 100 years, The Cape Playhouse has been home to idols of the stage and screen. Its storied history…

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400 Years of Gratitude

In the classic 1970 reggae song, “400 Years,” Peter Tosh of The Wailers decries the painful legacies of oppression, exile,…

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Taking a Shine to Bradford’s Ace Hardware

As Jack Torrance completes his introduction to the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s 1977 classic supernatural thriller, “The Shining”, the “in-season”…

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Welcome to Cape Cod

Today life is all about speed and instant gratification. Innovations like smartphones, GPS, high-speed internet, streaming music and movies, have…

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A Homecoming to Remember

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

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The Cod-ification of the Cape

In an early chapter of the epic novel “American Gods” Neil Gaiman relates the story of a ship of sailors…

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

Unlike Brooklyn Dodgers fans, whose connection to their “Boys of Summer” is wistful, baseball fans on Cape Cod have a…

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The Lighthouse of Hyannis Port

One of the Cape’s most iconic lighthouses stands not upon the dunes of the National Seashore but at a bend…

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Home is Where the Health Is

Cape Cod Healthcare: from dire beginnings to an essential present. On October 2nd, 1920, Cape Cod Hospital first opened its…

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The Eye of the Universe

Imagine a world in which the wealth of the richest towns and cities revolves around the pursuit and hunting of…

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Cape Cod Kitty Hawk

Before people began to take flying machines—and even space bound shuttles and rockets—for granted, the innovations in flight fascinated much…

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The Great Blue Way

Author Sue Mellen takes a look at the thriving theater community across the Cape & Islands in her new book.…

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Grist for the Mill

Every spring, for thousands of years, the sites of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and the Stony Brook…

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Cape Cod Cowboy: General Leonard Wood

Pocasset was the influential childhood home of one of America’s most accomplished figures who was present at some of the…

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