Historic Chatham presents “History Weekend” June 11-13, 2021. Venues will be open, offering tours and special events for 2021. There will be lectures, corn grinding, a virtual tour, and more! Please check out our website, www.Historic-Chatham.org, to find more detailed information about the History Weekend tours, programs & exhibits.

Some Highlighted Events:

  • Thursday (6/10) 7:00 pm    Eldredge Public Library presents “Barrier Beaches Under Stress” with Bill Sargent.  Reservations are required for this virtual program.  See www.eldredgelibrary.org for reservations.
  • Friday (6/11), Saturday (6/12) and Sunday (6/13)    Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum will feature its centennial exhibit for 2021. Reservations are strongly advised.  See chathammarconi.org for information and tickets.
  • Friday (6/11), Saturday (6/12) and Sunday (6/13) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm    The Atwood Museum will be open for exhibit viewing.  Reservations strongly advised.
  • Friday (6/11), Saturday (6/12) and Sunday (6/13)    The Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge trails are open dawn to dusk.  Visitors may enjoy self-guided walks.
  • Saturday (6/12) 10:00-12:00    The Atwood Museum hosts Hannah Carlson for an outdoor book signing for her children’s book Mayflower Mouse. For a short video, CLICK HERE
  • Saturday (6/12) and Sunday (6/13) 10:00 am – 5:00 pm    The Nickerson Family Association be open for self-guided outdoor tours. 
  • Saturday (6/12) and Sunday 6/13)  10:00 am – 4:00 pm  The Historic Mayo House (CCF) will be open for tours.
  • Sunday (6/13) 11:00 am – 3:00 pm    The Benjamin Godfrey/Chatham Windmill will be grinding corn with “Colonel Godfrey” distributing corn bread, and an outdoor concert at noon with violinist Rose Clancy and guitarist Max Cohen.
  • Sunday (6/13) 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  The Nickerson Family Association will host colonial gardener Sonny Gada who will demonstrate planting a Native American Three-Sisters Garden.  All events are weather dependent.
  • Sunday (6/13) 1:00 pm    Historic Chatham presents a virtual walking tour via Zoom.  The tour, led by Ron Clark, will feature the area around the Chatham Lighthouse and the Lighthouse Overlook.     CLICK HERE to make a reservation.   Or CLICK HERE on Sunday to access the Zoom call directly.
  • Sunday (6/13) 3:00 pm    Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum hosts Ed Moxon who will give a virtual presentation, “The World’s Greatest Coastal Station.”  Reservations are required. See chathammarconi.org for reservations.
  • Sunday (6/13) 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Chatham Railroad Museum and the newly restored historic caboose will be open. Don’t miss the ribbon cutting ceremony for the caboose at 1:00 pm!

*You can find more information about each venue and registration links at www.historic-chatham.org.
We hope you enjoy Chatham’s History Weekend!