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Pilgrim Monument

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum By Mary Moran | Photos by Pat O’Connell Built between 1907 and 1910, the Pilgrim Monument commemorates the first landing of the Pilgrims in the new world. The Mayflower carrying the Pilgrims from England, landed on November 21, 1620. The landing took place in what is now known as Provincetown…

Mim’s Pilgrim Pie

Our friend Mim has shared with us another of her favorite old Cape Cod recipes. This is one that she enjoys preparing this time of year because the apples and and cranberries are being harvested. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Ingredients: 5-6 MacIntosh apples 1 cup fresh cranberries 1 cup crushed walnuts 1 stick of…

Fall Weddings & Winter Weddings

Photos from a few of our favorite Fall & Winter Weddings This beautiful couple wanted an intimate winter wedding in an elegant home. We were married in December so winter weddings hold a special place in our hearts. Winter wedding for a happy couple. A joyous fall wedding.   A Winter Wedding Elopment for a…

Portuguese Sweet Bread

Portuguese Sweet Bread Recipe Cape Cod has a large Portuguese population. Most of the Portuguese immigrants came to America in the early years of the twentieth century and brought this Portuguese Sweet Bread recipe with them. Because most of them were farmers or fishermen by trade, Cape Cod was the ideal location to settle. The…

Cape Cod Museum Trail – Sandwich Glass Museum

By Mary Moran Photos by Pat O’Connell The Sandwich Glass Museum, located in Cape Cod’s oldest town, showcases, Sandwich’s rich history. The museum focuses primarily on the glass industry and the major impact it had on Cape Cod and its residents. The museum is home to numerous period-piece glass exhibits and it is ever-changing. Special…

Cape Cod Museum Trail – 1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum

Cape Cod Museum Trail: 1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum By Chelsea Corson Reverend Josiah Dennis, was the first minister of the Congregational Church of the East Precinct in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Dennis was hired in 1727 and served for 36 years while calling, the manse his home. The town of Dennis was named in the Reverend’s…

Wild Blueberry Soup

Wild Blueberry Soup Recipe Marjorie Drucker created this recipe. Marjorie and her husband Paul own the New England Soup Factory restaurants in Boston. When I read about her series of chilled soups, I just had to blend them into our fruit course offerings at the Palmer House Inn. They are smooth, refreshing and so nutritious…

Cape Cod Museum Trail – Highfield Hall and Gardens

By Chelsea Colson | Photos by Pat O’Connell One of Falmouth’s most treasured historical sites, Highfield Hall and Gardens is  one of Cape Cod’s most visited sites. The Hall and Gardens is a center of cultural and community life in Falmouth. Highfield has welcomed over 125,000 visitors since opening in 2006 after 5 years of…

COVID-19 Travel Information

We’re working hard to keep our guests healthy and safe, and are continuing to monitor the Coronavirus situation. Our inn is currently only open to essential personnel thru May 3 as defined by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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