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Est. 1963

EASTHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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ABOUT US

Since the Eastham Historical Society’s founding in 1963, the Society has been committed to preserving Eastham’s past for Eastham’s future. The Society is home to over 325 members and is committed to engaging with the community and celebrating our town's past, present and future.

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45th Annual Outdoor Antiques Show!

This show is a part of Eastham’s summer traditions, and this is the 45th consecutive year,
no misses! There will be 23 quality dealers from across the Cape and throughout New England who
will present a wide array of 18th, 19th, and early 20th century antiques. Come join us and explore!

 

Location: 1869 Schoolhouse Museum, 25 Schoolhouse Road, Eastham MA
(across from the National Seashore Visitors Center)


Date & Time: Thursday, July 28, 2022 between 9:00 am- 3:00 pm 

Set-Up Date & Time: Saturday, June 4, 9:00 am

Admission: $5 (free for 18yo and younger)

In the News

This summer, the Eastham Historical Society discovered a priceless piece of history: a document signed by former Massachusetts governor (and signee of the Declaration of Independence) Samuel Adams. 

The document dates back to June 7, 1785 and is currently in the process of being preserved. For more of the story, visit our In the News page. For the full story, visit the Cape Cod Times here.

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PHOTO BY MERRILY CASSIDY FOR THE CAPE COD TIMES

Our Museums

The Eastham Historical Society runs several museums: The 1869 Schoolhouse Museum, the 1741 Swift-Daley House, the Dill Beach Camp, and the Ranlett Tool Museum.

Our Museums are currently closed for the season - see you in 2022!

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Memorial Bricks

Thanks to our community near and far, the Brick Walkway Fundraising Project at the 1869 Schoolhouse Museum continues to be a resounding success.    

Leave your footprint and forever be a part of the pathway by purchasing a brick today.

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