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
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Benjamin Nye Homestead
P.O. Box 134
85 Old County Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537
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: