Programs and events will be held at Brooks Academy Museum unless otherwise noted.
Admission to programs is $5 for adults; $4 for members. $2 for kids and students.
Harwich Historical Society Museum Shop
Books and gift shop
Looking for the perfect Harwich gift? Our shop features books chronicling Harwich's fascinating history and other memorabilia.
Merchandise can be shipped or picked up at the museum.
To order, please print out this order form and mail with check payable to the Harwich Historical Society, 80 Parallel Street, Harwich MA 02645.
Celebrate the reconstruction of Elmer Crowell's barn/workshop with this t-shirt sporting an original design by artist Fran Geberth. $15
Documentary on DVD
Complete collection of letters written during Sidney’s experiences while a volunteer with the U.S. Christian Commission in 1864.
Available on CD $10.00
Trace Harwich's evolution from Pilgrim Days to present day in this pictorial history with photos from the Society, private collections, and authors Carole DeChristopher and Joan Maloney. $19.95
The Harwich Historical Society Cookbook features cranberry recipes and favorites from its popular pie sale. $12.00
A fascinating account of life in mid-19th century Harwich and the founding of a private academy for high-school students. $16.00
A photo history of the town illustrated with pictures from the collection and text by Dr. Joan Maloney. $19.99
The history of the Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank as it grew and influenced the history of the town. By Dr. Joan Maloney. $25.00
The heartwarming children's tale of Manny, whose quick thinking saves his family’s cranberry crop from certain devastation. By Dorothy L. Davis and Eugene L.Schwaab. $2.00
Chronicles the story of Harwich native and sea captain Jonathan Walker whose commitment to abolition caused him to try to help several slaves escape. Walker was captured, convicted, and branded for his crime. This revised edition includes new images and text. By Alvin F. Oickle. $20.00
A crusty, free-thinking Yankee and town wheelwright in the mid-19th century. Robbins’ house and shop are just down Parallel Street from the Brooks Academy Museum, and are stops on the walking tours conducted periodically by the Harwich Historical Society. Robbins was a neighbor and favorite subject of Charles D. Cahoon, one of Cape Cod’s preeminent artists. This diary spans some sixty years, from the 1840s to the 1900s. Edited by Marcia J. Monbleau. $16.00