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1600 BASH

WATCH THE VIDEO CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE BASHERS! On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Sandwich 375 Committee, congratulations and great thanks the 1600s BASH Team under the brilliant leadership of Bill Daley for a remarkable 1600 BASH, … Continue reading

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The 375th

Click the links below to view photos, videos and thank-yous for our past events: BASH 1600s BASH 1700s BASH 1800s BASH 1900s DAFFODIL FESTIVAL GOLF TOURNAMENT GRAND PARADE HERITAGE DAY HISTORIC HOME TOUR MARCH FOR THE ARTS OUR TOWN PAINTSCAPING … Continue reading

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The 275th

It was 1914: Sandwich celebrated its 275th Anniversary and the opening of the Cape Cod Canal.

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The 300th

Photos courtesy of Jim Pierce and Sandwich Town Archives

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The 350th

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Historical Preservation Awards

The Sandwich Historical Commission held an awards ceremony this Spring to honor the preservation of a number of historic homes and buildings. Member William Daley hosted the event at Oak Crest Cove. Award recipients were: (CLICK PHOTOS FOR LARGER VIEW) … Continue reading

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Walking Tours

As an escape from all the bad news these days the Historical Comission is designing a virtual Walking Tour of Sandwich. There is an app for this called PocketSights that you can load on your phone. Here’s what we have … Continue reading

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The First Cape Cod Base Ball Team

The Cape Cod Baseball League is recognized as the country’s most prestigious amateur baseball league. The rosters of all ten teams are stocked with the top college players from programs across the nation, many of whom are top MLB prospects … Continue reading

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Of Seals and Sandwiches

The Name “Sandwich” Sandwich, Massachusetts is named for the seaport of Sandwich, Kent, England. The name “Sandwich” comes from Old English (O.E.) Sandwic, and literally means “sand village,” “sandy place,” or “place on the sand.” The old English wic is … Continue reading

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Parson’s Walk

Did you know there is a town-owned pathway from the Library parking lot through the woods all the way to School Street? It is called “Parson’s Walk” or “Parson’s Way.” The MACRIS Form on file with the Massachusetts Historical Commission … Continue reading

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