Sandwich Archives

What's in the Archives?

The collections of the Archives are open to researchers interested in the history of Sandwich and the families who lived here. 

  • Primary source genealogical records including census records, vital records and church records
  • Diaries and letters
  • Access to local newspapers on microfilm dating back to the 1860s
  • Sandwich town records including town meeting minutes from 1651 and Assessors' records from 1783 to 1860
  • Indexed gravestone records and inscriptions dating from 1683
  • A vast photograph collection dating from 1875
  • Maps and Blueprints
  • Historical files on Sandwich homes
  • Collections of family papers including, but not limited to: Freeman, Hoxie, Dexter, Nye, Swift, Wing
  • Volumes of materials that concentrate on Sandwich and Cape Cod
  • Access to, Heritage Quest Online and American Ancestors
  • Sandwich High School Yearbooks ONLINE from 1964 to 2016.


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