Bringing the Sea Captain’s world to life in Brewster Brewster is the Sea Captain’s town of Cape Cod, and now you will be able to experience what life was like 200 years ago thanks to The Brewster Historical Society.
Harwich’s Cranberry Culture The name Cranberry is said to derive from “Crane Berry,” a reference that explains the name as coming from the resemblance between the flower of the Cranberry and the head of the Crane, a bird once commonly found on Cranberry Bogs.
An archeological wonder in Bourne Aptucxet Trading Post may have the earliest remains of a Pilgrim building. The known facts present a fascinating story, not only of an antique building but also of Bourne’s participation in 17th-century events.
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 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 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 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.
Sandwich Glass Museum: The evolution of a transparent art form There was a time when a particular product made quite the mark on Cape Cod – glass. Its history can be traced to the Sandwich Glass Museum, an institution that is still thriving today.
See Cape Cod creatures up close and personal A skate fish doing somersaults? It’s happened in the aquarium tide pool at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.
Share Edward Gorey's life on Strawberry Lane Author, illustrator, playwright, set designer and costume designer, Gorey’s passion, distinct personality and prolific range is vividly brought to life, room by room. You can even visit his kitchen along the way.