Take a Glance Back at Cape Cod’s Past

Do you remember what the Cape looked like in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s?

This video shows all sorts of great footage covering those decades!

Locations like Thompson’s Clam Bar and the Railroad Bridge over the canal can be seen.

What memories do you have of the Cape from those times?


  1. I worked at Libby’s Chowder House in W. Yarmouth in the early 60’s. Yes, the one with the tennis court in the back of the restaurant.

  2. http://Ann%20Donnelly says

    The windmill house on Bass River used to belong to
    My Mother! What a surprise to see it.

  3. http://Jane%20Peters%20Stevenson says

    My grandfather, a cabinet maker, built the wooden, picnic-style tables used at the Clam Bar in the 50’s; my husband did renovations there in the 60’s and at least one of our kids worked there in the 80’s! I recognize many of these old picture….so wish we to go back! I DO regret the fact that the rights to the “jingle” were sold!!

  4. I lived near and worked at the Christopher Ryder House. About 1960. Nice video.

  5. http://Tom%20McNulty says

    1960 I pumped gas at the Amoco station across from the road into Camp Wellfleet. 1961 I worked as a plumber’s apprentice for a man living in one of the Cape’s oldest houses. This was on Rt6 just down from Wellfleet. Late 60s we had a boat dealership next to Wilkinson’s laundry. My Uncle started PJs restaurant on Rt6 in Wellfleet. The P and J are named after his daughters, my 1st cousins. I could almost write a book about my adventures on the Cape.

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