A blog to share stories from Orleans, including many interesting anecdotes and lesser known facts from the past
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October 3, 2018

Originally published in the Cape Cod Chronicle, September 28, 2018

Last week I was on vacation, spending a couple days enjoying mountains instead of sea. Of course my voyages took me the headquarters store of King Arthur Flour, a mecca for bakers. I walked around enjoyi...

September 13, 2018

Normally, this blog is the articles written for the OHS column in the Cape Chronicle. But as October approaches, we have decided to preserve some work here as well. Last year we celebrated October with a series of Facebook posts telling the stories in a short way about...

September 7, 2018

Originally published in the Cape Cod Chronicle

We are starting Halloween early at the Orleans Historical Society with a presentation by the Gravestone Girls on September 13 at 7 pm.

The Gravestone Girls say they “endeavor to help preserve a rich folk art tradition unique...

October 6, 2017

Originally published in Cape Cod Chronicle Oct 2017

Throughout October, the Orleans Historical Society has been celebrating Spooky October, focusing  on a neighbor who is traditionally considered to be “spooky”- the Orleans Cemetery across the street. We’ve been having...

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