A blog to share stories from Orleans, including many interesting anecdotes and lesser known facts from the past
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August 18, 2018

Originally published in the Cape Cod Chronicle

Summer at the Orleans Historical Society is always a joy. The Meetinghouse is air conditioned (a very important qualification this summer!) and full of interesting things. During the day it’s the exhibits- this summer we ha...

February 10, 2018

 Originally published by the Cape Cod Chronicle, February 10, 2018

In a couple weeks (but before my next column), it will be  the anniversary of the rescue of the USS Pendleton survivors by the crew of the US Coast Guard motorized lifeboat CG36500.  On the night of Febr...

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