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Dexter Grist Mill, Sandwich - Cape Cod

Dexter Grist Mill on Shawme Pond

Town Stats :

Established 1639

Population c. 20,500

Area 43.95 Sq. Miles

Official Web site 

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Library

bulletSandwich Public Library  
bulletEstablished in 1891
bulletlarge reference section on glass, antique glass and collecting
bullet142 Main Street. 508-888-0625 Fax 508 833-1076
bulletOpen Tues-Thur 9:30-8:30, Fri-Sat 9:30-4 (Sept-May - Sun 1-5) 

 

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Museums & Open Houses

bulletThe Benjamin Nye Homestead 85 Old County Rd., East Sandwich 508 888-4213
bulletBuilt in 1685 by original Sandwich settlers
bulletAlso a 19th Century Grange Hall and Fulling Mill on site
bulletOpen Jun 15th-Oct 15th, Tues-Sat 12-4:30pm.  
bulletNye Family Ass. Members admitted free
bulletDexter Grist Mill on Shawme Pond, (click on photo above) 508 888-4910
bulletbuilt in 1654
bulletopen Jun-Sep 10-4
bulletGreenbriar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen, Discovery Hill Road 508-888-6870 
bulletNatural History exhibits, flower garden, educational programs for adults & children, Trails.
bulletHeritage Museums and Gardens of Sandwich, Pine & Grove Streets 508-888-3300. 
bulletAntique car exhibit and feature events
bulletArt Museum & Military Museum 
bullet75 acres with many plantings and Dexter Rhododendron displays, Herb garden
bulletWorking 1912 Merry-go-Round.
bulletLabyrinth
bulletOpen year round 10am-5pm / Membership discounts
bulletThe Hoxie House, Water St. (on Shawme Pond) 508 888-1173
bulletBuilt in 1675.
bulletThe oldest House on Cape Cod
bulletSandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main St. 508 888-0251 
bulletHistory of the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co 1825-1888
bulletGlass-blowing furnace & Theatre
bulletOpen Apr-Oct 9:30-4:30, Nov-Dec & Feb-Mar Wed-Sun 9:30-4
bulletThe Thornton W Burgess Museum, on Shawme Pond, Sandwich. Featuring Peter Rabbit.
bulletWing Fort House Spring Hill Rd 508 833-1540
bulletBuilt in 1641
bulletSeasonal opening

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Post Offices & Zip Codes

Sandwich

69 Rt 6A

02563

Sagamore Beach 

45 Meetinghouse Lane

02562

East Sandwich

443 Rt 6A

02537

Forestdale

290 Rte 130

02644

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