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cation on on Route 28 is still used by the tribe for meetings events and religious services It can be be viewed by appointment only call the the Tribal Coun- cil at 508-477-0208 On the the same site is an an ancient burial ground The town also has a a a a a a a a modern side embodied in Mashpee Commons an an upscale village-style shop- ping center that incorporates apartments and stu- dio space for artists The Commons hosts concerts and other events making it it a a a a a community hub Falmouth
The second largest town town on on the the Cape Cape Falmouth
has has more shoreline than than any other Cape Cape town 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 Marine Biological
Laboratory and the National Marine Fisheries Service 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 including the Sandwich
Glass Museum Dubbed “The town that glass glass built ” Sandwich
was a a a a a a a a a a glass-making
hub in in in the 1800s with Deming Jarvis’s Boston and and and and and Sandwich
Glass Glass Glass Company and and and and Sandwich
Glass Glass Glass is is much coveted among collectors today The Glass Glass Glass Museum has one of of of the the largest collections of of of Sand- wich
Glass in in the the country and and and and offers lectures and and and and demonstrations on on on on on glass making 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 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!
MID CAPE Barnstable
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 a a a a a a a a a walkable Main Street lined with Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 The Guidebook of Cape Cod • 85

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