Reviews of the Caleb Nickerson Homestead

Planning a visit to Chatham, then make it a point to visit the Caleb Nickerson Homestead on Wednesdays and Saturdays (beginning in June, 2017) for a “Hands on History” tour conducted by our docents in appropriate period costumes. Learn of colonial times with an up-close hands on experience! Check out these reviews!

Three Nickersons Play Roles in Nobska Point Light

Three Nickersons Play Roles in Nobska Point Light  By Brian Melville Nickerson   Nobska Point Light sits on the most southwesterly point on Cape Cod.  It is the only publicly-accessible lighthouse on the Cape west of Chatham.   At least three Nickersons have played a role in the existence of the lighthouse.   I am the most recent. In …

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William Nickerson, the settler, was a risk taker.

 The Risk Taker – William1 A direct path can be drawn from William Nickerson, the father of Chatham and a weaver by trade, to today’s computers. An innovator is a role played by a small minority of people – only one person in 40 is of this type. They are the people most likely to …

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A Feast!

Anne Firth preparing a feast baked in the Caleb Nickerson Homestead’s beehive oven.