Truro Historical Society gets Highland House 20-year lease

TRURO — The National Park Service and the Truro Historical Society entered into a historic 20-year lease on Jan. 19 for the Highland House, Cape Cod National Seashore Supt. George Price has announced. Under the lease, the historical society will continue to manage the former 1907-era hotel as a museum dedicated to Truro history and… Continue reading Truro Historical Society gets Highland House 20-year lease

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Have a ‘Funcation’ with the children

If you’ve been dreading February school vacation week and the stir-craziness that often accompanies it, Wicked Local has just the cure for your cabin fever -- Winter Funcation 2017.“Winter Funcation 2017 is the answer to every parent’s prayer. February school vacation can seem a lot longer than a week, and boredom, frustration and fidgeting can… Continue reading Have a ‘Funcation’ with the children

Natick Historical Society expands into Union Street building

NATICK - The Historical Society has found new space in South Natick into which it can expand.The society has agreed to lease space at 207 Union St. for offices, research and storage. The new space allows the society to dedicate more of its existing home in the ground floor of Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot… Continue reading Natick Historical Society expands into Union Street building

Atwood House in Chatham plans historical exhibits with a modern twist

Barbara Hogan sat at a table in a small, crowded room on the lower level of the Atwood House Museum, her red-rimmed eyeglasses setting off the two Revolutionary War flags on either side of her - one a Grand Union flag the other a Bennington. At her elbow, near a small purple pincushion, was one… Continue reading Atwood House in Chatham plans historical exhibits with a modern twist

Photos: Wax Museum returns

Each year, third graders at Hedge Elementary School read biographies as part of the reading curriculum. As a final project for this unit, the third graders in Ms. DaGraca and Ms. Tessitore's classes choose a person important to Massachusetts history to study.Students read and research about the subject and write book reports. Additionally, the students… Continue reading Photos: Wax Museum returns