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Sales by the Sea: Historic Falmouth Businesses – Exhibition Opening Reception
May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for the opening reception of our newest exhibition – Sales by the Sea: Historic Falmouth Businesses! Members & Guests Only – Please register online
The coastal topography has defined the character of those who have lived and worked in the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts. From whaling to tourism, the town has thrived off its rich connection to the sea over the last three hundred years. Beach tourism drove the town to create new businesses and accommodate visitors by rail, sea, and the automobile. By the 20th century, in addition to growing food for their own families, some farmers were specializing for sale to wider markets. Our sandy soil offered ideal growing areas for the berry industry -both strawberries and cranberries- that flourished in the hands of industrious farming families, many of them newcomers from Portuguese-speaking parts of the world. Falmouth is fortunate to have a high number of family-owned businesses that have been in operation for decades. In this special exhibition, the Society displays its collection of items related to historic businesses of each village and highlights present businesses that began in the 20th century.
Appetizers and wine included.
Members & Guests Only – Please register online
May 12th, 4-6pm
Falmouth Chamber of Commerce
Soprano’s Casino by the Sea
Robert Ripley Jr.
Oak Grove Cemetery of Falmouth, Inc.
Ermine Lovell Real Estate