Welcome to the Old Stone Dock Association

Old Stone Dock, Falmouth, MAThe mission of the Old Stone Dock Association is to promote a sense of community for residents in the neighborhood of Main Street to Shore Street to Surf Drive to Mill Road and all the streets and residences within those boundaries. The Association will work with the Town of Falmouth officials towards improvements in the areas of beautification, traffic movement, beach utilization maintenance, road maintenance, and, in general, the welfare of all residents. The Association will endeavor to create a community spirit by encouraging all residents to participate through programs that promote unity based upon a common interest.
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Member Events

  • Annual Meeting & Summer Social
  • Annual Beach Clean Up
  • Annual Holiday Party

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Recent News

06-10-17 OSDA Members Clean Surf Drive Beach

 

The OSDA Annual Beach Clean-Up and Presentation of 2017 Flower Boxes took place on Surf Drive Beach on Saturday, June 10th, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  This year’s flowers were donated by the McCormick Family in memory of Past President and Dock Master, Bob McCormick.

Co-chairs were Polly Thayer, Jay Thayer and Terry Saunders. We had a membership promotion table and registration in front of […]

06-10-17 Flower Boxes at Ellen T Mitchell Bath House in memory of Past President Bob McCormick

Millie McCormick presented the 2017 flower boxes in memory of her husband and past OSD president Bob McCormick.  Bob was an active member of the association and is missed by all who knew him.  In recent years the cost of the flower boxes have been donated by members who have lost a loved one the prior year.  Previously the association donated funds towards […]

06-01-17 E-mail to members on upcoming events

From: “Kevin Doyle”     Sent: Thursday, June 1, 2017 3:21:11 PM    Subject: OSDA – June Events

Hi Neighbor!

It’s summertime!   If you’re in Falmouth, the Association has plenty going on this Bicentennial Year of the Old Stone Dock (1817-2017)!   You’re invited to participate in any way that works for you.  Here are some activities you might enjoy.

Dues Renewal Notices were mailed to 300+ current and […]

05-20-17 Falmouth Preservation Alliance Held on 05-20-17

The Old Stone Dock Association participated in Falmouth Preservation Alliance’s “Preservation Expo” on the grounds of Museums on the Green, Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017. This event was designed to serve the renovation, restoration and repair needs of Cape Cod homeowners by offering displays, information and Q&A opportunities with local business owners, […]

06-21-17 – Save the Date for Heritage Award Presentation on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

March 10, 2017  E-mail to Members

Hi Neighbor

The Old Stone Dock Association has been selected as a 2017 recipient of the Falmouth Heritage Society Award. This is a big deal.  

Established in 2000 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Historical Society, the award recognizes individuals or organizations who have provided outstanding leadership over time to help preserve the character, culture, […]

04-10-17 Presentation at Falmouth High School

FHS Launches Bicentennial of the Old Stone Dock

The following story appeared in the Falmouth Enterprise on Friday, 04/14/17

Fifty Falmouth High School students gathered in the school’s auditorium last Monday, 04/10/17 to start a town-wide commemoration of the 200-year history of the Old Stone Dock on Surf Drive Beach. They were encouraged by an equal number of town leaders and […]

12-04-16 Falmouth Parade and OSDA Holiday Party

Old Stone Dock Association members walked in the annual parade which stepped off at noon on Sunday, 12/04/16.  They sported a new color banner designed for the Bicentennial and handcrafted by member Kathy Hall.  Trent and Jacob Tessier carried the banner and members Kevin Doyle, Paul Smith and Jim Fox proudly walked behind it (see featured picture).

The Annual after the Parade Holiday […]

12-04-16 Jim Crossen honored at OSDA Annual Holiday Party

The following article was printed in the Falmouth Enterprise on Friday, 12-09-16.

Mr. James Crossen, Town Constable and Senior Past President of the Old Stone Dock Association was honored at the Association’s Annual Christmas Party at ShoreWay Acres last Sunday.

Past President Jack Driscoll told the 100 members and guests that the Association that was established in 1962 needed rejuvenation about a […]

10-15-16 Surf Drive Beach Monument and Sidewalk get a cleanup

On Saturday, 10/15/16 Old Stone Dock Association Board Member Steve Saunders spent a couple of hours cleaning the brass lettering on the monument at Surf Drive Beach.  It states:  STONE DOCK 1817 – The original dock, built in 1806 was destroyed by the storm of 1815.  It was the Town’s landing place for whalers and packets.  This monument was erected by […]

09-26-16 Bob McCormick’s Eulogy

It is with sadness that we share with you that Old Stone Dock Association member and Past President, Bob McCormick passed away suddenly at his home in Falmouth on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.  At the mass in Needham on Monday, September 26, 2016 current OSDA President, Kevin Doyle gave the eulogy.

Bob McCormick’s Eulogy – Delivered by Kevin Doyle, September 26, 2016

Thank you, […]

09-22-16 Jim Fox shares YouTube presentation he prepared on the Solar Array Project

Old Stone Dock Association, Past President Jim Fox wears many hats in the Town of Falmouth. In addition to being a Broker at Kinlin Grover Real Estate Jim has been a member of the Falmouth Planning Board since May 2015. Jim also serves as a Board of Director for the Falmouth EDIC – Economic Development & Industrial Corporation. Presently Jim […]

08-05-16 Falmouth Enterprise Article – Bill and Joan Swift Applauded by the Old Stone Dock Association at the Annual Meeting and Summer Social on Sunday, 07-31-16 at the Beach Breeze Inn

Bill and Joan Swift were given a rousing round of applause as they were recognized for their stewardship of a Falmouth landmark at the Old Stone Dock Association’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, 07/31/16.

The Swifts recently moved from their home on Mill Road to Joan’s childhood home on the other side of Salt Pond. For 36 years they toiled to restore […]

07-31-16 OSDA Presents 2016-2017 Scholarships at Annual Meeting

The Old Stone Dock Association Scholarship Committee consisted of Chairman Jim Crossen and members Mike Herlihy and Terry Saunders. It is through the generosity of Without Limits and our members that we were able to provide 4 awards this this year.  Each of the following students received a $500 check to assist them as they continue their education.

Our first recipient […]

07-29-16 Heritage Map presented to Julian Suso, Town Manager by Old Stone Dock Association

The Falmouth Preservation Alliance has granted a permanent loan of artist Karen Rinaldo’s original watercolor of their “Heritage Map of Falmouth Village” to Falmouth Public Library for display in the main library.

The Old Stone Dock Association has likewise offered Town Hall a permanent loan of our Limited Edition Print. Pictured here are Otis Porter, Vice Chair of Falmouth Public Library’s […]

07-25-16 Appreciation Breakfast for Beach Staff at Surf Drive Beach

What a beautiful day for the beach and a beach party! The Sunshine Committee of the Old Stone Dock Association along with the East Falmouth Village and Beach Association held an appreciation breakfast for all of the Falmouth beach staff after their meetings and drills at Surf Drive Beach on Monday, 07/25/16. Bagels, munchkins, coffee, juice and fruit were enjoyed […]

07-10-16 Falmouth Triathlon at Surf Drive Beach

Many thanks to the bleary-eyed volunteers who showed up at 5:30 am on Sunday, July 10, to direct traffic for the Falmouth Triathlon at Surf Drive Beach.  For the fourth year, Tony and Lance Panigutti, the founders of Without Limits, have asked the Old Stone Dock Association to assist with traffic control as competitors arrive, and crowd control during the […]

07-08-16 E-mail Invite to the OSDA Annual Meeting and Summer Social

From: “Kevin Doyle”
Sent: Friday, July 8, 2016 11:48 AM
Subject: OSD Invite for 07/31/16

It’s time! Time to get together for our Annual Meeting and Summer Social. The invitation below gives the details . . .

Sunday, July 31st from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Beach Breeze Inn. Parking at the Surf Drive Beach Parking Lot.

We kept the price the same as […]

07-04-16 Bike & Carriage Parade sponsored by Falmouth Village Association

What a great neighborhood to live in. On Monday, 07/04/16 hundreds of children and their families paraded down Main Street from the village green to Peg Noonan Park to celebrate the 4th of July.  Patriotic music was provided by La Cucina Sul Mare.   A few pictures follow.  The Herlihy family (OSD Members) anticipating the start of the parade and the parade […]