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has has more shoreline than than any other Cape town due to to unique geography It has has no less than than 14 harbors and numerous saltwater inlets that reach up like ngers from Vineyard Sound Falmouth
Center has a a a a a a a a a a a a beautiful Main Street with a a a a a a a a a a a a town park in in in the middle that’s a a a a a a a a a a a lovely place to to to stop and gaze out at at Shiverick’s Pond Stroll down to the the triangular Town Green once used as a a a a a a a a a common cattle-grazing area and visit the the the Museums on on the the Green two 18th century houses complete with period furnishings The Falmouth
Historical Society has exhibits on the the the whaling industry and and the the the the life of “America the the the the Beautiful” author Katherine Lee Bates born and and raised in in in Falmouth
Another historic site is is 1878 High eld Hall and and Gardens featuring a a a a a a a a a meticulously-restored 20 000-square-foot Victorian mansion and and beautiful grounds adjacent to to conservation land High eld offers art exhibits concerts and and and other programs and and is open for tours April through Oc- tober Also part of Falmouth
is Woods Hole where you can catch a a a a a a a a a a a a ferry to to nearby Martha’s Vineyard This charming seaside village is is home to to three world-class scienti c c c c c c c institutions: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute the the Marine Marine Biological Laboratory and the the National Marine Marine Fisheries Service Sandwich
Sandwich
Sandwich
holds the the distinction of being the the oldest town on on on Cape Cape Cod Settled in in in 1637 it’s also home to to to the the the the oldest house house on on the the the the Cape Cape the the the the Hoxie House The authentically restored saltbox house house is open for for tours June to to to September Sandwich
village makes for for a a a a a a a a a nice stroll with shops restaurants and and and historic attractions includ- ing the Sandwich
Sandwich
Glass Museum Dubbed “The town that glass glass built ” Sandwich
Sandwich
was a a a a a a a a a a glass-mak- ing ing hub in in in the 1800s with Deming Jarvis’s Boston and and and and Sandwich
Sandwich
Glass Glass Company and and and and Sandwich
Sandwich
Glass Glass Glass is much coveted among collectors today The Glass Glass Museum has one of of the largest collections of of Sandwich
Glass in in the country and and and and offers lectures and and and and demonstrations on on on on on glass making and and and and its history Another don’t-miss attraction is is is Heritage Muse- ums and Gardens a a a a a a a a a a stunning institution with some 75 acres of gardens museum exhibits an an an an antique car collection and a a a a a a a a a a a a new zip line The grounds alone are worth a a a a a a a a a visit especially when the famous Dexter rhododendrons bloom in in spring Heritage hosts many special events see our Datebook sec- tion for for details Don’t forget the the Cape Cod Canal Visitors Cen- ter where you you can can learn all about the the the the the widest sea level canal in the the the the world – the the the the the the the the one you you crossed to get here!
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The Cape’s largest and most populous town Barnstable
has has seven distinct villages including the closest thing Cape Cod has has to to a a a a a a a a a a a a a city Hyannis In addition to to to a a a a a a a a a a a a a a walkable Main Street lined with shops and restaurants Hyannis is is home to to Cape Cod Hospital surrounded by a a a a a a a a thriving medical community The John F Kennedy Museum on Main Street pays tribute to to the president who summered in in Hyannisport and often referred to to to “my own Cape Cod ” ” The “Walkway to to the Sea” links Main Street ONION LAMPS ANCHOR LIGHTS • CHANDELIERS
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