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Wings Neck Lighthouse

By Mary Moran The Wing’s Neck Lighthouse, located in Pocasset, a small village in Bourne, Massachusetts, is a beautiful historic structure that dates back to 1849. Although the grounds are not open to the public, one can catch a glimpse of the lighthouse from the water. The lighthouse and keeper’s house is now a rental property where…

Falmouth Fairy Houses

Falmouth’s Highfield Hall has repeated its wildly successful 2013 outdoor Falmouth fairy house exhibit. We were fortunate to have our five-year old granddaughter visiting on the day of the opening. As we followed the colorful map through the gardens Delaney was completely enchanted. When we returned to the Palmer House, we set about collecting items…

Cape Cod Scallop Festival

47th Annual Cape Cod Scallop Festival By Mary Moran Photography by P.L. O’Connell The year was 1969 and the local fisherman from the town of Bourne and surrounding areas came together and decided to hold a Scallop Festival in order to entice more tourists to the area and also hold a fun, celebration-like event, that was suitable for…

Cape Cod’s Race Point Lighthouse

By Mary Moram Race Point Light Jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, at the very tip of Cape Cod, lies the small but lively town of Provincetown. This town, located on famous Race Point Beach, is the home to the Race Point Lighthouse Station. Before the Cape Cod Canal was built, traveling vessels had to sail around…

The Captain Edward Penniman House

Edward Penniman was a native of Eastham, Massachusetts. He was born in 1831 and at the age of eleven he began his sailing career. His ship’s voyage sailed to the treacherous waters of the Grand Banks. To this day the Grand Banks area is known as a plentiful fishing grounds. It is located off the…

May Bed and Breakfast Reviews 2015

Thank you to our amazing guests for all the warm and wonderful reviews. May 3, 2015 To say that we enjoyed our stay at the Palmer House Inn does not quite describe how delightful it’s been. The love and thoughtfulness you place in every detail is amazing. The whole is much more that the sum of…

Chatham Lighthouse

Cape Cod’s Chatham Lighthouse By Mary Moran Chatham, a town located in the southeastern area of Cape Cod, known as the lower Cape, is approximately an hour’s drive from The Palmer House Inn. The area around the lighthouse was once heavily populated with maritime traffic. However, the waters in Chatham harbor are extremely treacherous for…

Cape Cod Beach Review 2015

Cape Cod Beach Review: The Best Beaches on Falmouth’s Coast Falmouth has beaches on three sides. We have beaches on Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, not to mention the fresh water beach of Grew’s Pond. With Falmouth’s many outlets and bays, we boast of over sixty-eight miles of coast line and beaches. We have more beaches…

Stay Small, Stay Safe

The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority, and we’ve made some important changes to prepare for your visit. Please review the most recent executive order on restricted entry into MA before traveling. We hope to welcome you to Falmouth soon!

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