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revitalization efforts with an an an improved waterview park park and a a a a a a a a a a a larger riverfront park park being planned as the town uncovers some hidden jewels There are several historic sites in in in Yarmouth
Port including the the the restored New Church on Route 6A and just down the the the the road the the the the 1780 Winslow Crocker House House Across the the the the way on Strawberry Lane is the the the the 1840 Captain Bangs Hallet House House House and the the the the Edward Gorey House House which celebrates the the the the life and and work of the the the famed author and and illustrator Dennis Stretching from Nantucket Sound to Cape Cod Bay Dennis Dennis Dennis has three main sections: Dennisport on on on the the the south side side Dennis Dennis Dennis Dennis Village on on on the the the north side side and historic South Dennis 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 Playhouse which stages ne summer theater and the the Cape Cod Museum of Art a a 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 The Josiah Dennis Manse Museum on Nobscus- 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 Route 124 is is a a a a a a a a a popular stop for cyclists Country Furnishings • • • • • • Nautical Whimsey • • • • • • Ship Models Farmhouse Chic • • • • • • Gifts • • • • • • Kids Stuff • • • • • • Fun Signs • • • • • • Chalk Paints
The Yankee Doodle Shop
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