4th of July Parade

BHS will be in the Barnstable Village 4th of July Parade

Enjoy a Little Scandal Before Dinner

Sorry to announce this event was cancelled. Please join us on August 11th to start our local real crime drama history series.

Enjoy a Little Scandal Before Dinner

Barnstable Historical Society 3087 Main Street, Barnstable, MA

Join historian Nancy Shoemaker for an evening of tales and wails

The Courthouse Cannons, The Story

1717 Meetinghouse 2049 Meetinghouse Way, West Barnstable, Ma

The British attacked Falmouth. Now they have their sights on Barnstable! Learn from Historian; Jeffrey Crocker, about what happened next…and the history about the two cannons that sit proudly on […]

Cobb’s Hill Cemetery Tour

On the corner of Millway and Main St. you’ll find Barnstable’s second oldest graveyard with its first known burial in 1715. “Meet” a woman who “conversed with the spirits of […]

BHS Annual Meeting

Barnstable Historical Society 3087 Main Street, Barnstable, MA

Join us at the BHS Phinney-Jones House for our Annual Meeting. 1. BHS Annual Meeting call to order 2. Roll Call of Directors 3. 2022 Board and Officer appointments 4. […]

2021 Fall Clean Up Day Monday October 18

Barnstable Historical Society 3087 Main Street, Barnstable, MA

Fall Clean up Day Come on down and help close up the gardens for the season. Join Jamie in the gardens and help him start a new burn pile! Bring […]

Old Jail Halloween

The Olde Jail 3365 Main Street, Barnstable, MA

 Join us for a Scare! During Barnstable’s Halloween Parade Day, October 30, stop by and visit the Old Jail on Cobb’s Hill, next to the Coast Guard Heritage Museum. Built […]

The Barnstable Patriot Exhibit @ Sturgis Library – November

Sturgis Library 3090 Main Street, Barnstable, MA

Many of us look forward to the Friday delivery of the weekly edition of the Barnstable Patriot. Did you know it is Cape Cod’s oldest newspaper? Sylvanus B. Phinney published […]