Still active after all these years – the Chatham Windmill The windmill stands 30 feet and is fully operational, with the top two floors used for grinding corn and wheat. The first floor has a corncob grinder.
Anthony Elmer Crowell’s bird carving legacy Now you can explore the story of the Harwich bird carver Anthony Elmer Crowell at his newly reconstructed barn on the grounds of Brooks Academy Museum in Harwich. The barn features the workshop of the now world famous carver, furnished as it was during Crowell’s day.
The magic of Chatham's Atwood House- far more than a museum It was the home of Chatham’s wealthiest family in the late 1700s. Joseph Atwood was a sea captain; and back then, that profession was the true elite in a community comprised almost exclusively of famers, fisherman and trades people.
Bringing nature to life - inside and outside Since its inception, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster has certainly come a long way. Founded in 1954 by naturalist John Hay, the museum was in a tent when it was first established.
The resurrection of Marconi's historic headquarters Overlooking Stage Harbor, the regal brick structures were virtually at the center of the trans-Atlantic universe back then. Over the years, however, the buildings were abandoned and fell into disrepair. That is until a group of ambitious Chatham residents, mostly retired executives, engineers and managers, was inspired in 1999 to resurrect the Operations and former Hotel buildings as the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center,
This is a family that stays together The Nye Family of America Association., Inc. holds a reunion for its members every two years at the Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum and adjacent Grange Hall, in East Sandwich, Massachusetts.
Walking Wing Island The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is far more than a museum. Among its treasures is the lower-level aquarium. A recent survey of visitors there chose the aquarium as their favorite feature of Cape Cod’s Nature Place.
Ocean Cables – 10 of them connect us with European nations This story tells of a time when 10 people worked at the French Cable, managing a technology that kept the United States and Europe connected.
When Orleans was at the center of international communications The Orleans station operated until it was dismantled by the US Signal Corps during World War II. It was put back into operation in 1952, and finally closed in November 1959. Fortunately the building and its equipment were preserved, and the station opened as a museum in 1972.