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seeing boat The Cape Cod Maritime Museum on South Street features an authentic catboat artifacts and maritime lore Pearl Street is becoming a a a a hub for galleries so be sure to to stop there if you’re look- ing for works by new and established artists Route 28 South takes you to the villages of Cen- terville terville terville Osterville and Cotuit Centerville has a a a busy shopping district along Route 28 but its Main Street remains quaint Stop at the Centerville His- torical Society which has terri c c c c exhibits Osterville – – originally called Oysterville – – is known for its elegant homes and profusion of of waterfront and also boasts a a a a a a thriving Main Street with upscale shops Cotuit Barnstable’s westernmost village was dubbed “Little Harvard” at the the turn of the the last cen- tury because it was home to so many academicians Yarmouth
From hustle-bustle to to historic Yarmouth
has it all On the quiet north side Route 6A has quaint inns galleries and shops while busy Route 28 offers rec- reation shopping and nightlife Often overlooked South Yarmouth
has a a a lovely historic district In its heart is is is the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in a a a a beautifully restored old bank that hosts art exhibits lectures classes and more The stretch of Route 28 from South Yarmouth
through West Yarmouth
is the focus of continuing revitalization efforts with an improved waterview park park and 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 Yarmouth
Port including the restored New Church on Route 6A and just down the the road the the 1780 Winslow Crocker House Across the the way on Strawberry Lane is the the 1840 Captain Bangs Hallet House and the Edward Gorey House which celebrates the life and work of the famed author and illustrator Dennis
Stretching from Nantucket Sound to Cape Cod Bay Dennis
has three main sections: Dennisport on on the the south side side Dennis
Village on on the the north side side and historic South Dennis
in the middle Each has something special to offer Dennis
Village is is best known as home of the Cape Playhouse which stages ne summer theater and the Cape Cod Museum of Art 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 spiral stairway for great views of the Cape with Scargo Lake – said to have been created by the tears of an an Indian princess – below Drive slowly along Route 6A on on the opposite shore of the lake and you’ll spot a a a a a a marker for an an an old Indian burial ground The Josiah Dennis
Manse Museum on Nobscus- set Road (off Route 6A in the the heart of of the the village) displays period furnishings ship models and more in in a a a 1763 saltbox once home to founding father Rev Josiah Dennis
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