Cape Cod Historical Societies

Brewster Historical Society Brewster Historical Society - The Brewster Historical Society was established more than forty years ago to create and foster an interest in the history of the Town of Brewster; to promote historical research; to preserve historic structures; to collect and preserve documents and artifacts, and to provide for their custody.
Chatham Historical Society Chatham Historical Society - The mission of the Chatham Historical Society is to inform and educate present and future generations about the history and culture of Chatham and vicinity by collecting and preserving records of earlier generations and by exhibiting and interpreting art, artifacts, archives and places of historical interest.
Costumed Guided Walking Tour of Historic Harwich Center Costumed Guided Walking Tour of Historic Harwich Center - Join the "The Brooks Ladies." Explore the sights and stories of old Harwich with a costumed guide. Tour begins at the museum. Admission.
Dennis Historical Society Dennis Historical Society - The Dennis Historical Society, Inc. is an educational organization established to stimulate an interest in local history, to promote scholarly effort, to foster the continued collection and preservation of historical data and material, and to cooperate with individuals and other organizations having similar interest.
Eastham Historical Society Eastham Historical Society - Eastham is one of the oldest towns in the Commonwealth. Founded in 1963 to preserve that long and varied history and its artifacts, the Eastham Historical Society acquired historically important collections through the generosity of Eastham residents and visitors.
Harwich Historical Society Harwich Historical Society - The Harwich Historical Society is a private, nonprofit organization that seeks to preserve, collect, and interpret over two hundred years of Harwich history through exhibitions, education programs, active collecting, and research. The Society is housed in the historic Brooks Academy (the former Pine Grove Seminary).
Historical Society of Old Yarmouth Historical Society of Old Yarmouth - The Historical Society of Old Yarmouth was founded in 1953 to preserve, and develop community interest in, the history of Yarmouth. The Historical Society grew to more than 500 members who set about collecting the objects and documents that could convey Yarmouth's past, and promoting the preservation of historical sites in the town
National Trust for Historic Preservation National Trust for Historic Preservation - The National Trust provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize our communities.
Orleans Historical Society Orleans Historical Society - The Orleans Historical Society, a non-profit organization founded under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1958, was organized to collect and preserve the history of the Town of Orleans. The museum is open to the public Thursday through Saturday from 10:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. from mid-June through September, or by appointment.
Truro Historical Society Truro Historical Society - Few towns in America can match the place held by Truro in the development of our nation. It was here where Captain Miles Standish and party stayed their second night ashore in a new strange land, where Native American corn was discovered and used by the Pilgrims for their survival, and where, in 1851, a population of over 2000 thrived by working the land and the sea. In order to preserve this heritage, and to share the knowledge of our history it can provide, the members and friends of the Truro Historical Society work to maintain this collection of artifacts, thereby commemorating the courage, patience and skills of our forebears.
Wellfleet Historical Society Wellfleet Historical Society - The Wellfleet Historical Society was organized in 1951 to foster an interest in the town and its history. The society's collection includes old photographs, maps, documents, marine artifacts, Indian artifacts, a small collection of period clothing, household, agricultural and commerce related items. Special theme exhibits are planned for summer months.