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Bay Dennis
has three main sections: Dennisport on on on the the the south side side Dennis
Village on on on the the the north side side and historic South Dennis
in in the the the middle Each has something special to to offer Dennis
Village is is best known as home of of the the Cape Cape Playhouse which stages ne summer theater and the the Cape Cape Cod Museum of Art a a a a a a a a year-round venue Off Scargo Scargo Hill Road is Scargo Scargo Tower where you can climb a a a a a a a a a a a a a a spiral stairway for great views of the the Cape with Scargo Lake – – said to have been created by the the the tears of an an Indian princess – – below Drive slowly along Route 6A on on the the the opposite shore of the the lake and you’ll spot a a a a a a a a marker for an an an old In- dian burial ground LOWER CAPE
With seven villages Harwich
meanders from the Brewster town line down to to Nantucket Sound encompassing freshwater ponds cranberry bogs modern commercial centers and old-fashioned downtown areas Sleepy Pleasant Pleasant Lake Lake is on the the Cape Cod Rail Trail bike path and the the Pleasant Pleasant Lake Lake General Store on on Route 124 124 is is a a a a a a a a a a popular stop for cyclists At the the junction of routes 124 124 and 39 you’ll nd nd Harwich
Center the the the locale for town hall Brooks Free Library a a a a a a a a a hardware store and other shops Around the the corner is Brooks Academy Museum which boasts a a a a a a a a a a a collection of artifacts Sandwich glass cranberry exhibits and and and and early tools and and and and hosts talks and and other programs The busiest part of town in in summer is Harwich
Port where people stroll along Main Street (Route 28) A short distance from the shops and restau- rants of of downtown you’ll nd nd picturesque Wych- mere Harbor one of of the most photographed spots Harwich
has 16 saltwater beaches on on Nantucket Sound including Red River Beach off Depot Road in in in South Harwich
where you can pay to park daily for a a a a a a a a a a a fee without a a a a a a a a a a a sticker There are also four freshwater ponds with with beaches Our 65th Season
Country Furnishings • • • • • • Nautical Whimsey • • • • • • Ship Models Farmhouse Chic • • • • • • Gifts • • • • • • Kids Stuff • • • • • • Fun Signs • • • • • • Chalk Paints
The Yankee Doodle Shop
181 Main St (Rte 28) West Harwich
www yankeeDooDlesHop com • 508-432-0579
Nautical Gifts & Jewelry Buoy Bells • • Turtles Kids Books • • Dune Jewelry Nautical Belts & Dog Collars
807 Route 28 S Yarmouth
508-398-9790 www capeannieslighthouses com FREE GIFT for all purchases over $25
How Sweet It is!
* Homemade Fudge *locally made chocolates *“penny candy” for the kids *saltwater taffy
* gummies & jelly beans
560 Rt 28 Harwich
Port 508-430-0437 - - - www drgravity com free toothbrush with every purchase!
Cape Cod’s Only Shop
Specializing in in Fire Police & EMS Related
(508) 760-0030 • • www rebell net
374 Main St (Rt 28) W Dennis
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