Category Archives: Then & Now

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Time Capsules

Engrave Your Name or Business! (Scroll down to see engraving order info.) The Sandwich 375 Committee is very pleased to announce the donation of five thick 17” diameter glass spheres by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and Michael Magyar of the Glass Studio of Cape Cod to be used for our 375 Time Capsules. Each time […]

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Dodge Macknight

Dodge Macknight (1860-1950) was regarded by many of his contemporaries as America’s first modernist. His connection to Sandwich starts with John H. Foster (1853 – 1935). In Sandwich: A Cape Cod Town, historian Russell Lovell writes about Foster: “Born in the ‘Skiff House’ in Spring Hill, this adventurer went to Amsterdam with a diamond buyer, […]

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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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