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set Road (off Route 6A in in the the heart of of the the village) displays period furnishings ship models and more in in in a a a a a a 1763 saltbox once home to founding father Rev Josiah Dennis
Old Bass River
Road wends through the historic district of South Dennis
with lovely old homes Yet not far away on Route 134 – – which bisects the the the Cape north to south – – there is is is a a a a a a a a a thriving retail center Just down from Patriot Square is is the the the the trail- head for the the the Cape Cod Rail Trail a a a a a a a a a a a a bike path that runs from here all the the way to Well eet 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 If you want to to visit Nantucket without driv- ing to to Hyannis Freedom Ferry launches from Saquatucket Harbor on Route 28 with free park- ing for day-trippers – a a a a a a a a a a handy alternative from the Lower Cape SEASIDE GIFTS
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Port •774-408-7559 • • hattieds shop June 2018 The Guidebook of Cape Cod • 95

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