Category Archives: Sandwich

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Dean’s Dream: Rebuilding the Boardwalk in 1991

¬† Click to watch “Dean’s Dream,” a video on The Rebuilding of the Boardwalk in 1991 (Courtesy Sandwich Community Television, Produced by Dean Coe)

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SandwichFest

SandwichFest is a hometown street fair celebration that will be held on June 29th, 2013, from 10AM-4PM on Main Street.   This year, many exciting activities will include: “The Best Sandwich in Sandwich” contest, a pet contest and parade, live entertainment by “Brian Sances and the Big Three” and many more street fair exhibitors and […]

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Sandwich 375 Committee Announces New Logos

The Sandwich 375 Committee is proud and excited to announce the release of two new logos that will represent the Sandwich 375 celebration. We wish to sincerely thank Steve Gonneville of Cape Cod Textile, and his very talented Art Director, George Wright for working with the Sandwich 375 Committee to create logos that truly reflect […]

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History in Brief

A Brief History of Sandwich By Jonathan A. Shaw Sandwich Historical Commission Sandwich, the first town to be established on Cape Cod, was founded in 1637 by the persuasive and energetic Edmund Freeman. The location was appealing for the broad marshes bordering the sea resembled those of Sandwich, England, and were immensely valuable. With little […]

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The 250th

Town Hall all decked out for the “Quarter MilleNnial Celebration,” September 3, 1889. 1889: The two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of what is termed the incorporation of the towns of Sandwich and Yarmouth was fitly commemorated. September 3, 1639, being the date when those two towns were recognized as such, by being represented in the […]

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Sandwich 375th Anniversary Teamwork Trivia Update

THANK YOU! We can’t thank everyone enough for coming to our Sandwich 375 Teamwork Trivia nights in June and November. They were truly FUNdraisers – four hours of laughs while raising funds for our celebratory events in 2014. Big thanks to all the businesses who supported the event with wonderful auction and prize donations. See […]

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Then & Now

Main Street Photo taken circa 1880 From left to right: Unitarian church, Boyden Block and Central House (now gone), Nancy Fessenden House, Apothecary Shop, Thayer House Photo taken April, 2012 From left to right:¬†Unitarian Church (now private residence), Town Hall Annex (hidden by trees, formerly Coop Bank, on site of Boyden Block), Dan’l. Webster Inn […]

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Golf!

We thank all our fine sponsors and volunteers for helping to make this event a great success!   The winning foursome was awarded gorgeous one of a kind, hand blown glass trophies by Sandwich master glassblower Michael Magyar, owner of The Glass Studio on Cape Cod. All the funds raised in this tournament will go […]

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Historical Home Tour

Holly Days Home Tour Sunday, December 15th Homes Open: noon – 4:00 More Information Summer 2013 Historical Home Tour Very Successful! To all our Volunteers, Homeowners, and especially to our Visitors, To everyone who helped make this Historic Home Tour a great success: Thank you!   On August 4, 2013, the Sandwich 375 Committee hosted […]

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