history

Hidden Treasures

In 1984, the legendary Osterville architect of underground homes, John Barnard Jr., followed his one-of-a-kind 1970s-era Ecology I home in Marstons Mills by building Ecology…

If These Walls Could Talk

Text and photography by Amanda Wastrom For the past year, I have been photographing Cape Cod houses and buildings. It began somewhat haphazardly, as…

‘Hey! Where Ya Going?’

Author Christopher Setterlund, whose grandfather used to own Sullivan’s Donut Shop in Hyannis, goes back in time and revisits 39 former iconic restaurants. Here’s…

The Kennedy Church

The simple white church that sits on South Street in Hyannis has a noteworthy Kennedy family past. St. Francis Xavier Church opened in 1874…

Nature’s Classroom

Scorton Creek, known as the game farm in Sandwich, has a rich history dating back 3,000 years. Today, the Thornton Burgess Society hosts educational…

Progressive Parish

First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist was erected by the town’s sea captains in 1834. Their worldly journeys and liberal views greatly influenced the progressive…