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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…

Cape Cod Cranberry Harvest

Room 5 - Emily Dickinson Room whirlpool bath

The October 2009 issue of Cape Cod Life has a lovely article on the modern cranberry harvest. Before they flooded the cranberry bogs creating the glorious sea of red berries, the harvest involved back-breaking work with pronged wooden baskets. In the early 1900’s, this mother and two children (photo below) would pick about 40 measures a day at…

Falmouth Cranberry Harvest, October 17th

John Parker Road Bogs is hosting a day of activities. There will be tours of a working bog being harvested. There will also be crafts, historic displays, cranberry treats and recipes. 10:00 am – 3:00pm on Sat. Oct. 17th (rain date will be Oct. 18th). We will have more details when you arrive at the Inn.