Chronology Viewer

The Cape Cod Commission's Historical Data Site was developed as part of the Regional Policy Plan Update. It displays historical data, aerial mapping and other data sets in a geo-referenced viewer and is driven by a GIS data and mapping application.



Data sources used to build the tool include:
Trend Data
  • US Census
  • Annual Town Reports
  • Stats Cape Cod
  • Quotes & Anecdotal Information 
  • The Barnstable Patriot
  • The Register
  • Provincetown Advocate
  • Falmouth Enterprise
Historic Aerials
  • MassDOT
  • Cape Cod Conservation District
  • USGS
  • Images
  • Library of Congress
  • State Library of MA Archives
  • Boston Public Library 
  • Dennis Historical Society
  • Provincetown Library
  • Whelden Memorial Library  
  • Brewster Historical Society 
  • Annual Reports (15 Towns)
  • Historic & Archeological  Resources of Cape Cod &the Islands (1986)
  • Cape Cod &the Old Colony 
by A.P Brigham (1855)


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