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Hoxie House

This classic saltbox was presumably built around 1637 and is most likely the oldest house on Cape Cod. It was the home of the town's second minister, Rev. John Smith, his wife, Susanna, and their 13 children. It is named for Abraham Hoxie, a Sandwich whaling captain who bought it in the 1850s. Remarkably, its occupants lived without electricity, plumbing or central heat until the early 1950s. In the late 1950s, the town purchased the Hoxie House and restored it to its current late-17th-century condition.

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hide photo detail info photographer: Carl Schofield | shooting date: 2009-09-23 | categories: Architecture, All | location: Sandwich, MA | in gallery: Cape Cod | camera: Canon EOS 5D MKII | lens: Canon 17-40mm f/4L @ 20mm | light source: Available light | aperture: f/8 | ISO: 100 | metering: Evaluative | shooting mode: Av | support: Tripod | accessories: Gitzo 2531 Tripod, RRS BH40 Ball Head, RRS L Plate | |
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