1678 Nye Homestead

An historic Cape Cod house museum

 Open June 23rd to Oct 15th.  Tuesday – Saturday, 11-4. 

On peaceful Old County Rd. East Sandwich, MA on historic Cape Cod

$5.00 admission. Children under 12 are free. Members’ off-season tours: 508-888-4213

NEXT YEAR’S 2019 Reunion will be September 21, 2019 

For those of you that plan ahead we have placed a 2019 Reunion information flyer to the right. Click on the PDF icon to download a copy of the flyer.  It is a fillable form using Adobe Reader.

You can fill it out in Adobe Reader and then email it to us at

nyeassoc@comcast.net     OR

you can print it out and mail it to us at; 

                    Benjamin Nye Homestead 

                    P.O. Box 134    

                    85 Old County Road 

                    East Sandwich, MA 02537

Reunion Info Flyer

Nye Reunion Photo Gallery

Manual slideshow. Click arrow to advance.

1904 - At the second Nye Family Association reunion attendees are shown visiting the Benjamin Nye Homestead, then occupied by Helen Nye Holway.

1963 - This was the first Reunion after a long dormant period for the Association.  The Homestead was newly acquired, with restoration work underway.

1965 - Board member Jack Field exits as Ellen Nye Holway manages the registration table.

1968 - It would be another 4 years before the Homestead was opened to the public.

1968 - Mingling after the business meeting.

1968 - The group photo

1985 - Finishing up the wood-fired clambake.

1985 - The evening program: Antique Fashion Show!

1989 - The mid-day meal in the Grange Hall.

1991 - A fine day for eating outside.

1991 - Jackie Staples with her project: a hand-tracing sheet.

2003 - We celebrate our 100th year as an Association.

2013 - A slide show by John Cullity.

2015 - Judy Hendy and Mary Kennan register the new arrivals.

2015 - The business meeting is more fun than business.

2017 - Curator Rosanna Cullity and Mildred White, both 97!  Rosanna led the effort to preserve the Homestead in the late 1950s.

The 2017 group photo - they came from 15 states

The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum is an historic preservation project of the the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. We are affiliated with the organizations listed below:

Benjamin Nye Homestead 

P.O. Box 134

85 Old County Road 

East Sandwich, MA 02537 

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