June 25 - 1910: Cape Cod's villages never more attractive

The coming season will go on record as the liveliest in history
The Chatham Railroad Station was the way most guests arrived in 1910 when this photo was taken.

We are pretty now, and we were pretty then

On this day over a century ago, the fashion section of the New York Times proclaimed the news that:

CHATHAM.; Cape Cod's Villages Never More Attractive Than at This Season.

Special to The New York Times - Sunday, June 26, 1910

CHATHAM, Mass., June 25. -- Cape Cod's pretty villages never looked more attractive than at the present time. Vegetation has sprung forward so rapidly that new Summer arrivals to this supposedly sandy section of the Cape express delightful surprise at the contrast of the charms of the country and seashore in these North Atlantic coast towns...

It appears that the coming season will go on record as the liveliest in the history of the Cape...

The Hotel Chatham, on Pleasant Bay, has been reopened...

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