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A Bird’s Eye View of Ospreys

By |2019-11-25T09:49:58-05:00September 30th, 2015|

A bird’s eye view of ospreys  Tiny black, reptilian-looking creatures anxiously wait while their mother tears apart a fish for their dinner. She then delicately places small bits into the mouths of the newly hatched ospreys. It’s just one of the marvels to watch on the OspreyCam inside the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.

How Cape Cod made communications history

By |2019-11-25T09:49:58-05:00September 30th, 2015|

How Cape Cod made communications history Today we picture Cape Cod as a haven for fishing, shell fishing, vacationing, and as a world center for the arts.  But in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Cape Cod was also a center for communication technology with some of the leading edge scientific work showing its fruits here.

Investigating how the Benjamin Nye Homestead was built

By |2019-11-25T09:49:59-05:00September 30th, 2015|

Investigating how the Benjamin Nye Homestead was built  One of the most important and interesting questions about an old house museum is, “How was it originally constructed and what changes were made over the years?”  Old photographs help, but these are rare and can’t account for work done in pre-photographic times.    

Provincetown Art Association and Museum – A walk through time

By |2019-11-25T09:49:59-05:00September 30th, 2015|

Provincetown Art Association and Museum - A walk through time From its eclectic outdoor sculpture to its exquisitely lit and expansive galleries, the museum is a portal to Provincetown’s grand art history, especially of its artists who enlightened the impressionist and modernist eras.