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Join us on March 16th, 6pm EST 

Stephen Reeves

You Can Feel History: Alaska's Ketchikan Connection to Cape Cod

Did you know Alaska's Ketchikan has a connection to Cape Cod? How could places so far apart have so much in common? Learn how by joining our live online speaker series, with Stephen Reeve, an expert in historic preservation and heritage tourism development. Stephen will be discussing the connection between two very historic fishing regions with a strong indigenous history live on Zoom March 16th at 6pmEST. Stephen will discuss how two places so far apart have so much in common and how to encourage development and not the destruction of these culturally important regions.

Stephen Reeve, a Harvard graduate, is a specialist in urban design, historic preservation, and tourism development. He has forty years of professional experience in historic preservation, environmental policy, heritage tourism development, and community-based economic development. He has led urban development and non-profit management strengthening programs in developing countries, directed state and local government planning agencies, and carried out dozens of urban planning and design, historic preservation, tourism development, and local government management projects in the US and developing countries.

Past Speakers

  • February 16, 6pm - Captain Bill Doherty, Orleans: Cape Mariners In Peril At Sea

  • November 10, 6pm - Andrew Buckley, Hit and Run History: Continuing the Cape Cod storytelling tradition

  • October 13, 6pm - Duncan Berry, Architectural Historian, Saving Captains' Row: Special District, West Harwich

  • September 15, 6pm - Sally Cabot Gunning, acclaimed author, historian, President of Brewster Historical Society

  • June 17, 2021, 5pm - Peleg Nye, The Jonah of Cape CodLecturer: Nils Bockmann, Author, Peleg Nye, The Jonah of Cape Cod

  • May 13, 2021, 5pm - Nickerson dig in ChathamLecturer: Craig Chartier, Archaeologist

  • April 22, 2021, 5pm -  Preserving History in Orleans - Notes from the TrenchesLecturer: Ron Petersen, Historian, Writer

  • March 18, 2021, 5pm - Protect Our Past: From Chandigarh to ChathamLecturer: Gunny Harboe, Architect, POP board member 

  • February 18, 2021, 5pm - The Deadly T2 Tanker: Loss of the Pendleton and Fort MercerLecturer: Josh Smith, Professor, USMMA

  • January 14, 2021, 5pm - YouTube Why Is It So Hard To Save Historic Chatham? Lecturer: Tim Wood, Editor, The Cape Cod Chronicle

  • December 12, 2020, 5pm - Sedge Holm, 68 Shell Drive, N. Chatham - Transition from Farmhouse to Summer HomeLecturer: Josh Smith, Professor, United States Merchant Marine Academy 

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