59 East Main St.
West Yarmouth, MA 02673
Phone: (508) 771-0699
Fax: (508) 775-1808
With a friendly and courteous staff, this library features an extensive collection of books and reference materials, a computer lab that includes high speed internet access, special collections, and more.
Pope John Paul II High School in Hyannis is a private school located in the old Barnstable High School building. The Roman Catholic school opened in 2007 and serves approximately 200 students. During the summer, the school hosts baseball games for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks on the campus' McKeon Park.
This pretty Roman Catholic church was the summer parish of the Kennedy family. John F. Kennedy and his brothers were altar boys here and a plaque marks the pew of the former president. Joseph and Rose Kennedy donated the carving over the altar in memory of Joe Jr's tragic death during World War II. It has been the site of family celebrations, too; Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger were married here. See website for complete visitor details.
Pirate Adventures offers an old fashioned, swashbuckling pirate adventure; children can have their faces painted, will be provided with sailor sashes, and then explore and look for hidden treasures by following a secret map.
Hyannis Port is situated along the shores of the ocean in Cape Cod. This village essentially consists of residents leading a quiet life by the sea side. There are many Yacht and Golf clubs here, including the Hyannis Port Yacht Club. Also, the very popular "Annual Figawi Race" sets off at this place. Considering these features, people visit this place for recreation and relaxation.
The Winslow Crocker House was built sometime in the late 1700s. It belonged to a rich trader, who was in the navy, of that time whose house was probably the most lavish. The beautiful Georgian architecture building in the early 1930s, Mary Thacher moved the house and rebuilt it just as it was at its present location. She used the house to display her personal collection of antique furniture. The furniture varies in styles and times - Queen Anne, Early American, Jacobean and others – and is also accented with suitable accessories. A visit to the house will tell you all about the original house, about the move to its current address and about the priceless antiques. Call ahead for their varying open days and other details.
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School is one of the Cape's largest high schools with students from the towns of Yarmouth, Dennis and other neighboring small towns. During the summer, the school hosts the home field for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, part of the Cape Cod Baseball League.
This beach, located on Nantucket Sound, is one of the largest and most popular on Cape Cod. The water is a very pleasant temperature from mid-July to early September, and the gentle swells are refreshing compared to more placid Cape waters. It is generally free of seaweed and rocks, as well. There are lifeguards and bathhouses in season, as well as noisy kids and parking hassles, but that's summer on the Cape, right? The long beach and foamy surf make for beautiful walks in quieter seasons.
Established in 1920, the West Dennis Library is a full-service library with wired and wireless Internet access, an extensive business section, reading areas, meeting rooms, a children's story hour, and a book club. Computer classes are available upon request.
Located in the heart of Osterville village, the Osterville Baptist Church dates back to 1837. For more than 250 years, this humble structure has been serving as the sacred home of the Baptist Christian community in Osterville. The church was designed in Gothic Revival and Greek Revival style by architect Simeon Deyo. The church is a simple white structure with a steeple at its front entrance. Check website for schedule of masses and other events.
Dennis is a beautiful town that has charming old buildings and landmarks as well as gorgeous beaches. Try to visit Dennis during the summer, when it hosts events almost every week. However, anytime you visit you can count on great shopping and restaurants. Take the time to stop by Antiques Center of Cape Cod.
Built in 1736, Josiah Dennis Manse House was the residence of the minister who founded the Dennis town; Josiah Dennis Manse. Converted into a museum by the Dennis Historical Society, this historic site has been retained well with several artifacts and objects that once belonged to Josiah Dennis Manse.