Mainsheet2021-12-08T15:47:01-05:00

Mainsheet

WHHM’s Biannual Newsletter

Our Mainsheet newsletter provides Museum news and updates and include story and photo highlights from our collection. Below are pdfs of previous issues of the Mainsheet.

Mainsheet Fall-Winter 2021

The museum was given a generous donation of “A Chart of the Harbor of Wood’s Hole Massachusetts Includ-ing Sailing Directions” dated 1857. This original chart is in excellent condition. The donor, Linda Kohn, is a member who used to reside in Woods Hole and now lives on the West Coast. She donated it in memory of her husband, Henry I. Kohn. “Thanks for bringing us to Woods Hole - Linda, Annabel and Lars”

Mainsheet Summer 2021

Farewell and thank you to Tom Chilton! After six years of designing, building and installing exhibits for the museum, designer Tom Chilton and his wife Christie have moved to Colorado. ...

Mainsheet Fall-Winter 2020

Remembering Al Lunn Al Lunn, whose expertise and passion for boat building inspired the museum’s boat shop for years, died August 28 at age 91. A lifelong Woods Hole resident, ...

Mainsheet Summer 2020

Judy’s Voyages Aboard Spritsail 1987-2006 The Woods Hole Historical Museum published Spritsail, A Journal of Falmouth History, Vol-ume 1, Number 1, in the summer of 1987. Mary Lou Smith introduced ...

Mainsheet Fall-Winter 2019

From the Archives: HOUSES ON THE UPPER SECTION OF LITTLE HARBOR ROAD Susan Fletcher Witzell Little Harbor Road was formerly called Government Road. From the time the Lighthouse Service was ...

Mainsheet Spring 2019

BALDWIN COOLIDGE (1845 – 1928) Baldwin Coolidge, whose work is featured in the exhibit in Gallery Two this summer, was born in Woburn and later lived with his parents in ...

Mainsheet Winter 2018

From the Archives: Fences of Woods Hole by Susan Fletcher Witzell There has been a great deal of discussion in Woods Hole recently as to what is the proper historical ...

Mainsheet Spring-Summer 2018

Message from the Director Summer! I’m looking forward to sunshine and warm weather but I am also happy to report that Bradley House now has central air conditioning. We will ...

Mainsheet Fall-Winter 2017

News From The Boat Restoration Shop Two and a half years have now passed since the Museum acquired the Sultana as the flagship attraction of the Boat Restoration Shop. This ...

Mainsail Spring Summer 2017

Celebrating 30 Years of Spritsail The first issue of Spritsail, a journal of the history of Falmouth and vicinity, was published by the Woods Hole Historical Collection during the summer ...

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