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Caleb Nickerson House

1107 Orleans Rd, Chatham, MA 02650-1167
+1 508-945-6086
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An Interesting Bit of History

The Caleb Nickerson house is only open on Wednesdays 9:00-12:00 as part of the Nickerson Family... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Mike-on-the-road8793
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Wonderful tour

This was a wonderful tour. Just a reminder if you visit off season to check the hours of... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2014
TDgram
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New York
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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.
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4 Jul 2016
“An Interesting Bit of History”
10 Sep 2014
“Wonderful tour”
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1107 Orleans Rd, Chatham, MA 02650-1167
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Caleb Nickerson house is only open on Wednesdays 9:00-12:00 as part of the Nickerson Family Association property. Caleb's house was well restored with period furnishings.

2  Thank Mike-on-the-road8793
Reviewed 10 September 2014

This was a wonderful tour. Just a reminder if you visit off season to check the hours of operation, as they are shorter than during the summer. The docent was extremely knowledgable on Nickerson family history and gave a very informative discussion on the house...More

2  Thank TDgram
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

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...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2012

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

4  Thank Diana M
Reviewed 23 August 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...More

6  Thank ChathamMass
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