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Historical Shelter in the Prettiest Village in Maine Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | February 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Historical Shelter in the Prettiest Village in Maine Up for Grabs

Wiscasset, Maine, has been dubbed the “prettiest village in Maine,” and for a little more than $200,000, someone will get to live in a cozy, historic Cape Cod nestled within walking distance of downtown. The seaport town was originally a Native American settlement, with European immigrants setting up shop around 1663. When Maine became a […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Two Gorgeous Cape Cod Houses in Chatham, Massachusetts

By Leah Shafer | June 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Splurge vs. Steal: Two Gorgeous Cape Cod Houses in Chatham, Massachusetts

All of Cape Cod is beautiful, but the seaside town of Chatham, Massachusetts, is particularly charmed. With storybook houses and the landmark 19th-century Chatham Lighthouse, it’s a destination for many vacationers looking for peaceful relaxation and gorgeous surroundings. Located on the southeastern tip of Cape Cod, Chatham was first settled in 1664 by the English. […]

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Find a Sweet Cape Escape with a Charming Home in Massachusetts’ Cape Cod

By Leah Shafer | July 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Find a Sweet Cape Escape with a Charming Home in Massachusetts’ Cape Cod

Every June, my family and I rent a cottage in Orleans, Mass., for a week, which is in the heart of Cape Cod. Our place is right on the bay, and we watch the tide ebb and flow from our large front porch. We just returned last week and the temperature was never above 80°. Last summer, […]

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Surrender to the Charisma of Cape Cod

By Leah Shafer | June 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Surrender to the Charisma of Cape Cod

Cape Cod has historic roots in American history, one of the earliest places the Pilgrims settled, later becoming a thriving fishing, whaling, and trading area. But the romantic mythos of the Cape took off during John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign, much of which was based out of the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port. JFK gave his […]

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