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you can climb a a a a a a a a a a a spiral stairway for great views of of the the Cape with Scargo Lake – said to have been created by the the tears of of an an Indian prin- cess – below Drive slowly along Route 6A on on 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 an old Indian burial ground The Josiah Dennis
Manse Museum on Nob- scusset 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 a 1763 saltbox once home to founding father Rev Josiah Dennis
Old Bass River Road wends through the the his- toric district of South Dennis
with lovely old homes Yet not far away on Route 134 – – which bisects the the Cape north to south – – there is is a a a a a a a thriving retail center Just down from Patriot Square is the the the trailhead for the the the Cape Cod Rail Trail a a a a a a a a a a a bike path that runs from here all the 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 cran- berry bogs modern commercial centers and old-fashioned downtown areas Sleepy Pleasant Pleasant Lake Lake is on on the the Cape Cod Rail Trail bike path and the the Pleasant Pleasant Lake Lake General Store on Route 124 is is a a a a a a a a a a popular stop for cyclists At the the junction of routes 124 and 39 you’ll nd nd nd Harwich
Center the the the locale for town hall Brooks Brooks Free Library a a a a a a a a a hardware store and other shops Around the the corner is Brooks Brooks Academy Museum which boasts 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 and and other programs The busiest part of town in in summer is Har- wich
Port where
people stroll along Main Street (Route 28) A short distance from the YOUR BACKYARD BIRDFEEDING SPECIALISTS
Feeders • Nature Gifts
Bird Bird Bird Seed • • Bird Bird Bird Houses
Bird Bird Bird Baths • • Decorative Gifts
Featuring Eagle Optics/Vortex Binoculars
1198 Rt 28 S Yarmouth
(in Hearth ‘n Kettle Plaza) 508-760-1996 • Good only at WBU So Yarmouth
$5 00 Off w/ad & Any purchase of $25 or or or more (not valid on on bird food) Can’t be used with any other coupon sale item or or or program TGB
Country Furnishings • • • • • Nautical Whimsey • • • • • Ship Models Farmhouse Chic • • • • • Gifts
• • • • • Fun Signs • • • • • Chalk Paints
The Yankee Doodle Shop
181 Main St (Rte 28) West Harwich
www yankEEdoodlEShop Com • 508-432-0579
How Sweet It is!
* Homemade Fudge
*locally made chocolates
*“penny candy” for the kids
*saltwater taffy
* gummies & jelly bellies
* premiere chocolates
from around the world
560 Rt 28 Harwich
Port 508-430-0437 - - - www drgravity com free Dr Cavity travel toothbrush with $10 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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