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Caleb Nickerson House

1107 Orleans Road (Route 28), Chatham, MA 02650-0296
508 945 6086
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Ranked #21 of 22 attractions in Chatham
Owner description: The 1827 Caleb Nickerson House Museum at 1107 Orleans Road (Route 28) in Chathamport is owned by the Nickerson Family Association, inc., founded in... more » Owner description: The 1827 Caleb Nickerson House Museum at 1107 Orleans Road (Route 28) in Chathamport is owned by the Nickerson Family Association, inc., founded in 1897 in Chatham, Massachusetts by William Emery Nickerson. The Caleb House was built in the Stage Harbor area of Chatham and was moved in 2003 to the Nickerson Family Association property in Chathamport that also includes the homestead site of the first English settlers of Chatham, William & Anne (Busby) Nickerson. The Caleb Nickerson House Museum is a "working" museum of life on Cape Cod in the early 19th century. The museum, adjacent to the Nickerson Family Association Genealogy Center, is open on Wednesday mornings during the late spring to early fall and by appointment. « less
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The day we went here the program was cancelled. We were so bummed! Should have called ahead of time to see if they were open (even though according to the info online they should have been open). Looked like it would have been a fun historical stop too!

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We went on a non beach day and were thoroughly entertained by our guide and found the history really neat.

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Experience colonial living in this lovingly and carefully restored museum. With knowledgeable docents and interesting historical facts, you can learn more about New England history and architecture in this museum conveniently located on Route 28 in North Chatham. This small well organized museum run by the Nickerson Family Association, a dedicated group of historians, is well worth visiting. Be sure... More

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