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Anthony Elmer Crowell’s bird carving legacy

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

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

By |2019-11-25T09:53:16-05:00September 30th, 2015|

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.

 The resurrection of Marconi’s historic headquarters

By |2019-11-25T09:53:17-05:00September 30th, 2015|

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,

When Orleans was at the center of international communications

By |2019-11-25T09:53:17-05:00September 30th, 2015|

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.