Our mission is to create a bridge between Nantucket’s historical connection with the sea and today’s young Nantucketers, enriching their future professional and personal lives by exposing them to maritime traditions, trades, and sciences.
From historic Sandwich to the artists’ colony in Provincetown, every town and village on Cape Cod has artists’ studios, music festivals, galleries and craft shops to enjoy. The Cape has over 83 museums to explore, including the Cape Cod Museum of Art and Heritage Museums & Gardens. There are outdoor concert and the world-class Cape Symphony. Theaters abound, including the Cape Playhouse, America’s oldest professional summer theater. Historic attractions are plentiful, from the JFK Hyannis Museum to Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown.
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The Nye Family of America Association, Inc. is an historic non-profit organization with the following interests: First, we preserve, restore, and open to the public seasonally the Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum. It is the oldest house in East Sandwich, built in 1678 by one of the first settlers of Sandwich. Benjamin Nye (1620-1706) was a farmer, miller, and active citizen.
Cape Cod’s very own orchestra, Cape Symphony, performs at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center in Hyannis. From popular hits to magnificent classics, highlighting hidden gems and putting a new twist on standards, the emphasis is always on fun, surprises, and beautiful music. Led by Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak, the Cape Symphony provides an experience like no other. Once you’ve been, you’ll want to go again!
Friends of Cape Wildlife (FCW) is comprised of citizens working to provide compassionate medical care and innovative rehabilitation to sick, injured and orphaned birds, mammals and reptiles on Cape Cod. We seek to enable rehabilitators to be self sustaining and have the support they need to rehabilitate and return wildlife, healthy and whole, back to native habitats.
First Citizens' Federal Credit Union is proud to sponsor the Cape Cod Museum Trail - built to connect museums all over the Cape.
It’s history. It’s nature. It’s art. It’s people.
At capecodmuseumtrail.com you can visit a variety of museums along the trail and explore photo galleries, view videos, read stories or just take a virtual tour any time of the year. It’s a convenient way to plan your visit to one or more museums.
Pleasant Bay Community Boating, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of educational and recreational opportunities in the Pleasant Bay Area of Cape Cod with primary emphasis on teaching sailing to youths 8 to 16. Four towns; Chatham, Harwich, Orleans, and Brewster share the shoreline of the Bay. Pleasant Bay Community Boating began in 2002 as a program vision of the Chatham Marconi Maritime (History and Science) Center (CMMC).
Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary is a 110 acre property on Barnstable Harbor and offers 2.5 miles of hiking trails through woods, salt marsh, fields, freshwater wetlands and sandy beach habitats. Programming includes kayaking, paddle boarding, natural history boat cruises, and tidal flat explorations as well as workshops, classes, festivals and tours featuring the most fascinating and engaging natural history themes on Cape Cod. Long Pasture manages five Sanctuaries throughout the region and serves Cape Cod communities on the Mid and Upper Cape from Bourne to Bass River.
Lotus Heart Center is a unique whole health counseling practice. The Holistic philosophy involves working with the “whole” person within a framework of techniques from many Western and Eastern traditions and disciplines. Ana Zick MA, CAGS, LMHC, and creator of Lotus Heart Center, brings holistic perspectives to counseling, consulting, supervision and energy work practices. The focus is on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, nutritional balance, and mental/emotional wellbeing.
Tucked away in the quiet seaside village of Cotuit, the historical society's Cotuit Museum revisits the time when Cotuit Harbor bustled with fishing boats and coastal trading schooners and many local seaman (and a few wives) set out on long whaling voyages. Other villagers farmed bogs for cranberries or the bay for world-famous Cotuit oysters. The little community also once boasted three resort hotels, including the Cape's very first. At one time Cotuit was such a popular getaway for professors, artists and writers, it was dubbed the "Summer Harvard."
The mission of the Nantucket Historical Association is to preserve and interpret the history of Nantucket Island in order to inspire island residents, both year-round and seasonal, to shape the island's future with a greater appreciation and respect for their shared heritage, and to foster among all Nantucket residents and visitors a deeper appreciation of the important historical role that the island's people have played in national and world history.