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This week’s
Schedule:
Tue - Fri
  10AM - 4PM
Saturday
  1PM - 4PM

Discover Cape Cod's captivating history, art, and culture
at the Chatham Historical Society's expanded and upgraded
Atwood House Museum.

Coming Up Soon

September 13, Sunday 2 PM
At the Atwood Lecture Series
An Anecdotal Account of the Stage Harbor Lighthouse ...
Location: Atwood House Museum

October 18, Sunday 2 PM
At the Atwood Lecture Series
The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
Location: Atwood House Museum

November 8, Sunday 2 PM
At the Atwood Lecture Series
Folk Art: Painting on Cape Cod and the Islands
Location: Atwood House Museum

Events & Activities   Up Next:

At The Atwood Lecture Series
September 13, Sunday, 2 PM
At The Atwood Lecture Series
An Anecdotal Account of the Stage Harbor Lighthouse from Government to Private Ownership
Speaker: Deborah Ecker

Long time Chatham resident Deborah Ecker will talk about how the lighthouse happened to be built in the first place, and about its transfer to the Ecker/Hoyt family in the mid-1930s. Using photographs she collected, she will show how the family has worked to protect the building through the years as well as maintain a lifestyle appropriate to the lighthouse’s remote location.
Event Details:
When: September 13, Sunday, 2 PM
Location: Atwood House Museum
Admission Free - Donations Welcome




October 18, Sunday, 2 PM
At The Atwood Lecture Series
The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
Speaker: Jeffrey Bolster
Using his wide knowledge of history and his experience as a professional seafarer, Jeffrey Bolster, will discuss overfishing in the Atlantic Ocean, not only as a contemporary problem, but one that has spanned the ages and now, more than ever, needs to be addressed.

Note: This program is supported in part by a grant from the Chatham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass. Cultural Council, a state agency.
Event Details:
When: October 18, Sunday, 2 PM
Location: Atwood House Museum
Admission Free - Donations Welcome

2015 CHATHAM PRESERVATION AWARDS

The 2015 Chatham Preservation Awards winners page is online, showing the 14 properties honored this year for preserving the town’s history with accurate and sensitive restorations and innovations.

See the plaques presented to these award winners, and read about the preservation and restoration done at each property, on the 2015 Preservation Awards page.


Headlines

Danielle Jeanloz, Executive Director


Danielle Jeanloz named Atwood House Museum Executive Director





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Acknowledgments

The Atwood House Museum is grateful for the support of

The Chatham Cultural Council,




The Chatham Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation,


The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod
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