The Archives of the Society are in the 1869 Schoolhouse Museum
located at 25 Schoolhouse Road, Eastham, MA
Please NOTE: As a result of the COVID-19 Virus, our opening is postponed to June 2, 2020
Archive Hours Tuesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. & or by appointment as available
Wednesday - Friday during July and August 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
For appointments, send request by email to
Closed – December 2019 - May 2020
The archives has many genealogical booklets for sale as well as other books pertaining to Eastham's History. Family trees done by local artist, Jim Owens for the first seven Eastham Families (Bangs, Cook, Doane, Higgins, Prence, Snow and Smalley) are also available at $10.00 each.
Learn about Eastham’s history, church history or local family history. Photos, documents, maps, books and more are available to view; a treasure trove of information. Donations of Eastham historical material/photos & Eastham genealogical information are welcomed by the Society; when coming across such material, please consider giving it to the Society’s archives to preserve for future generations.
Eastham Historical Society is a member of the Digital Commonwealth, which is a non-profit collaborative organization that provides resources and services to support the creation, management and dissemination of cultural heritage material held by Massachusetts libraries, museums, historical societies and archives. Two collections from the Archives are available, check it out at and search Eastham Historical Society, where you will find our Margaret Bready Genealogy Collection, ()
and our Postcard collection ().