22 04, 2021

Driven: Hidden away in Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums and Gardens


Hidden away in Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums and Gardens, a collection of cars traces the history of American automotive innovation, design, and aesthetics. We got a tour when Tom Gregory visited the museum as the host of Driven. You can view the collection along with Tom in the video. [...]

Driven: Hidden away in Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums and Gardens2021-04-22T16:16:29-04:00
22 04, 2021

Driven: Heritage Museums & Gardens Annual Auto Show in Cape Cod


Every year the Heritage Museums & Gardens holds an auto show, where they bring out their collection of American Cars into the light for the public to admire & reminisce with vehicles like Gary Cooper's 1930 Model J Duesenberg, and their newest addition, the 1965 Ford Country Squire station wagon. [...]

Driven: Heritage Museums & Gardens Annual Auto Show in Cape Cod2021-04-22T16:33:29-04:00
17 11, 2020

Highlighting Wampanoag History


Last week was Thanksgiving, which, for many Americans, conjures images of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and Pilgrim hats. For members of this continent’s many Indigenous tribes, it is an anniversary but not necessarily a happy one. Although the Pilgrims’ landing wasn’t the first time Europeans landed in North America, [...]

Highlighting Wampanoag History2021-04-02T14:42:30-04:00
12 10, 2020

Symbolism of Gravestones


Have you ever considered that graveyards are like outdoor museums? A walk through one will take you back in time and face to face with the people of the past. Cemeteries can reveal information about historic events, religions, lifestyles, and genealogy. The epitaphs tell us of lives cut short by [...]

Symbolism of Gravestones2021-04-02T14:42:31-04:00
29 09, 2020

Top Ten Toys Made in New England


Hi, I’m Amanda, Assistant Curator here at Heritage. I was the primary researcher for the Let’s Play! exhibition, now on view in the Special Exhibition Gallery. What a fun project this has been to work on! It has been a blast learning the curious histories of some of America’s best [...]

Top Ten Toys Made in New England2021-04-02T14:42:31-04:00
11 09, 2020

Cape Cod Times: Car Show & Extended Season


Annual Auto Show Highlights The Classic Corvair September 11, 2020 Face masks, six-foot distancing, Zoom and elbow bumps: In some ways, Cape Cod’s summer season at cultural destinations has been topsy-turvy, with many events re-thought or restructured due to the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite changes, programs and [...]

Cape Cod Times: Car Show & Extended Season2021-04-22T15:57:18-04:00
11 09, 2020

Driven By Cars


Learn a bit from Jon Elmendorf on our auto committee about Heritage's auto collection.

Driven By Cars2021-04-02T14:42:32-04:00
24 08, 2020

The Poor Man’s Porsche


On Saturday, September 12th, Heritage will host a Celebration of American Automobiles. This event will highlight some of the amazing, American-made automobiles from our collection, and also pay special tribute to the 60th anniversary of the Chevrolet Corvair, one of the most forward-looking vehicles of the early 1960s. [...]

The Poor Man’s Porsche2021-04-02T14:42:33-04:00
7 07, 2020

Honoring Our Car Collector


“Collecting, like most passions, has the capacity to let you live in another world for awhile.” – Kim A. Herzinger, Ph.D.: Collector, Pushcart Prize-winning critic and writer, and faculty member at the University of Houston-Victoria July 10, 2020 is Collector Car Appreciation Day! This annual event, now in its [...]

Honoring Our Car Collector2021-03-10T18:16:14-05:00
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