Bringing Alive Sandwich Heritage - Messages to Massachusetts

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Celebrating the twinning of Sandwich, Kent with Sandwich, Massachusetts in 2014.

Pathe newsreel of Sandwich from 1920: 'Like a Page from the Past'

Like A Page From The Past - Cinque Ports (1920)

Sandwich, Kent.Intertitle: "LIKE A PAGE FROM THE PAST. The Court of the Brotherhood and Guestling of the ancient Cinque Ports".L/S of a procession of men in...

East Kent Mercury - signing of the Twinning Charter in Sandwich, UK

Sandwiches unite

The twinning charter between Sandwich Massachusetts and Sandwich in east Kent was signed on Friday.

Sandwich Choral Society send their greetings to Sandwich, MA!

Jim Marshall from Sandwich, Kent visits Dave Schrader, Wendy King and Town Clerk Taylor White in Sandwich MA!

Jim Marshall from Sandwich, Kent visits Dave Schrader, Wendy King and Town Clerk Taylor White in Sandwich MA!

The 1700s BASH in Sandwich, Massachusetts, June 2014

Sandwich's 375th Anniversary | 1639 - 2014

Celebrating 375 years, Sandwich is where Cape Cod begins. Incorporated in 1639, it is the oldest town on Cape Cod. Sandwich’s dynamic community both loves and embraces the town’s rich culture, proud heritage and pristine beauty. Therefore, to showcase Sandwich’s 375th birthday celebration, we will offer a variety of gatherings, concerts, lectures, festivals, artistic and educational endeavors, museum exhibits, and additional celebratory events throughout 2014 for all Sandwich residents and…

Some of the Henry's Elephant mascots for Sandwich Kent decorated by Reception children from Sandwich Infants School.

Some of the Henry's Elephant mascots for Sandwich Kent decorated by Reception children from Sandwich Infants School.

BASH with the Mayor, Deputy, Town Sergeant and Town Clerk, signing the twinning charter!

BASH with the Mayor, Deputy, Town Sergeant and Town Clerk, signing the twinning charter!

Early Pilgrim service in Sandwich Massachusetts as part of the 375th anniversary events

The St Barts Bun Run, Sandwich 1926 - Pathe film

Run For Your Bun & Cuts (1926)

Full title reads: "Earl Beauchamp, (Lord Warder of the Cinque Ports) at quaint ceremony held annually since 12th Century, to commemorate foundation of St. Ba...

Sandwich town, 1938 - British Pathe film

Sandwich Town (1938)

No title. SANDWICH TOWN - Scenic study of this Cinque port.Kent. M/S of a big house with round towers, C/U of lifebelt with 'Sandwich' written on. The camer...

Kevin Cook, Sandwich Town Sergeant & Crier, at the BASH stall

Kevin Cook, Sandwich Town Sergeant & Crier, at the BASH stall

The first official Sandwich MA visitor to Sandwich, Kent - Sandy Schrader - with Mayor of Sandwich Cllr Paul Graeme. The Mayor kindly offered Sandy his seat (in the ancient Guildhall Courtroom).

The first official Sandwich MA visitor to Sandwich, Kent - Sandy Schrader - with Mayor of Sandwich Cllr Paul Graeme. The Mayor kindly offered Sandy his seat (in the ancient Guildhall Courtroom).