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

Coming Up Soon

July 25, Saturday 5-7 PM
Evening to Remember
Location: Atwood House Museum

August 16, Sunday 4 PM
Lecture & Annual Meeting
The Finest Hours: The Book, ...
Location: Atwood House Museum


On June 21st, Jan Nickerson and Don St. Pierre will give a talk on “A Special Time: Life at the North Beach Camps”. The lecture will be at 2 PM at the Atwood House Museum.

Both speakers are long-time Chatham residents with a wealth of knowledge about the North Beach camps and the part they played in Chatham’s history. Jan Nickerson’s camp, which was moved to the Atwood House, as well as the skiff restored by Don St. Pierre, will be on view.

The Society’s Sunday lectures will continue through the year. See the full schedule on the Calendar of Events page. All lectures are open to the public, free of charge.

2015 Summer Children’s Programs

The Atwood House Museum will offer four workshops for children ages 6–12 this summer in July and August. Each workshop will combine local maritime and natural history with hands–on activities and fun!

See the description of these programs on the Youth Programs page.


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.


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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