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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

April 27th, Sun, 2:00 PM
At The Atwood
Constructing Wilderness Lecture Series
The place of wilderness in New England regional cultures

Location: Atwood House Museum

May 4th, Sun, 2:00 PM
At The Atwood
Constructing Wilderness Lecture Series
Into the wandering wood: New England colonistsí early experiences with wilderness

Location: Atwood House Museum


Events & Activities   Up Next:

Constructing Wilderness Lecture Series
April 27, Sunday, 2 pm
Constructing Wilderness Lecture Series
The place of wilderness in New England regional cultures
Speaker: Kent Ryden, Professor of American and New England Studies, University of Southern Maine

Our popular Sunday lecture series, “At The Atwood”, continues on April 27th with the third in this year’s series under the title Constructing Wilderness, with a lecture by Kent Ryden, Professor of American and New England Studies, University of Southern Maine.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Wilderness Act and Monomoy, the only area in Southern New England designated under the Act, the Atwood House Museum is proud to present Constructing Wildereness, in partnership with six local and national partner organizations. More information about the series, including speaker biographies, can be seen here.
Event Details:
April 27, Sunday, 2 pm
Location: Atwood House Museum
Admission Free - Donations Welcome

This lecture series is presented in partnership with:

  • Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (Website)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ( Website)
  • Mass Audobon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (Website)
  • The Eldredge Public Library (Website)
  • The Chatham Conservation Foundation (Website)
  • and The Friends of Monomoy (Website)

and is made possible by generous support from:

  • Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Charitable Foundation (Website)
  • The Chatham Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation (Website)
  • The Jean and William R. Vanderbilt Program Fund



Opening Day is June 21st, 2014



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