New Website!

Our new website is up and running! Go to From that site you can access other information about the Cape Cod Genealogical Society. This page will be used just for information on upcoming programs.

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Saturday, April 18, 2009

The Barnstable Patriot Digital Archive

The Barnstable Patriot, published continuously since 1830 down through the present time, is the seventh oldest newspaper in the United States. Its first hundred years (to 1930) are available online through the Sturgis Library in Barnstable, MA.

During those hundred years, the The Barnstable Patriot covered world, national, and regional news, as well as local news. The local news includes Cape Cod history, maritime news, shipping information, cultural events, and news of Cape Cod families and individuals, including birth, marriage, death, baptism, and obituaries. Search and view issues of the newspaper and then print, save or email articles.