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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Gardens; Parks; Specialty Museums; Museums
You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Route 6A, which is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod, winds its way through some of the oldest villages in America,... more » Owner description: Route 6A, which is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod, winds its way through some of the oldest villages in America, including Bourne, Sandwich, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster and Orleans. Many of the homes and churches along this tree-shaded road are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.If you are interested in seeing what Cape Cod looked like before tourists discovered it, and want to visit some of the best quaint, little shops in New England, Route 6A is the place to be. « less
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
The museum details the history of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company.
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Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Built in 1637, this is believed to be the oldest house on Cape Cod.
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Ranked #5 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Corps of Engineers operated visitor center with educational material about the Cape Cod Canal.
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Ranked #7 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

Dexter Grist Mill is located on the Shawme mill pond in the historic heart of Sandwich.  The mill was first built in 1640 and enlarged in 1646.  Originally equipped with a water... more »

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Ranked #8 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

The Wing "Fort House" has the distinction of being the oldest known homestead in the U.S. continuously owned by the same family. Stephen Wing either purchased the property, or was... more »

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Ranked #9 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
This scenic stretch of beach on charming Cape Cod is perfect for relaxing, birdwatching and hiking.
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Ranked #10 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
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Ranked #11 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
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Ranked #12 of 14 attractions in Sandwich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1834, Sandwich Town Hall was restored to its former glory in 2009. The second floor ballroom and theater is... more » Owner description: Built in 1834, Sandwich Town Hall was restored to its former glory in 2009. The second floor ballroom and theater is particularly beautiful with its historically accurate ceiling stenciling of tan and brown paint and gold leaf. As in the early 1900s, silent films are again presented here complete with a live piano accompaniment. Sandwich Town Hall was granted a Preservation Award for Rehabilitation & Restoration by the Massachusetts Historical Commission in 2011. In 2014 Sandwich, the oldest town on the Cape, will be celebrating its 375th anniversary. « less
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