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A Sailor’s Valentine

Sailor’s Valentines on Cape Cod By Pat O’Connell Many folks believe that Sailor’s Valentines were created by sailing men aboard ships. It’s thought that the sailors used the projects to wile away the time at sea. However, when one stops to think about a sailor’s life, that thought just doesn’t make sense for a number…

Cape Cod’s Hyannis Harbor Lighthouse

Hyannis Harbor Light By Mary Moran Hyannis, a village in the town of Barnstable and the highest populated area on Cape Cod, was once a busy and successful port for both fishing and trade in the 1800’s. It is located in what is called the Mid Cape area. With maritime traffic increasing, the need for a navigational…

October 2015 Guest Reviews

10.9 Dear Bill and Pat, we enjoyed our stay and the wonderful breakfast. We loved the charm of your B&B. We decided to head to the Cape on a whim and we certainly chose the right place. Thank you for your hospitality. We will recommend it to our friends and family! – Jerilyn and Jonathan…

Guest’s room reviews – September 2015

9.12 Dear Pat and Bill, Thank you for your warmth and hospitality during our exceptional stay. The room was terrific and the breakfast delicious. We can’t wait to come back again! – Jia and Dafang 9.5 From Olde England to New England and step back in time! This charming inn is the perfect place to…

Fantastic Cape Events This Fall

3 Fantastic Cape Events This Fall Festivals, fine music, and frights for everyone. Scallop Fest 2015, September 18, 19, 20, 2015 50,000+ Patrons over 3 fun-filled days! Famous Fried Scallop & Herb Roasted Chicken Dinners, a Food Court – Beer & Wine, Chowder, Lobster Rolls, Raw Bar, Hotdogs, Burgers, Salads, Wraps, Fried Dough, a Juried Arts & Craft Show, Fantastic Entertainment,…

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…