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I knew my attractions list on Inner Cape Cod was short when I set out for the Peters Pond RV Resort in Sandwich MA on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. I couldn’t have planned a short week any better. The laundry was demanding attention, and the truck needed an oil change. By the time the week drew near, I learned the weatherman was not going to be a tourist’s best friend either. Perfect! The locals need some rain sometime, and it might as well be while I have non-tourist activities to attend to. The first of my two tourism days was Friday. I set out for the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center. The idea of constructing such a canal was first considered by Miles Standish of the Plymouth Colony in 1623. Between the first notion of a ... read more
Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge
No Water Moving Here!
Exquisite Craftsmanship

North America » United States » Massachusetts » Sandwich October 16th 2009

New England coast of the United States, Hello to all, Since we last posted, we have travelled further along the eastern US seaboard stopping in a couple places along the way. We had to sit out some poor weather in Portland ME, where an overnight transiting dockage turned out to be a week at the dock. We stayed in a really nice marina called Spring Point and the dock master there, Ian, was a really nice guy. Most surrounding marinas in the area charge between $2.50-$3.25 per linear foot of vessel, but since it was off season, Ian only charged us $1/ft. We forgot to mention that our boat has a tendency to shrink when entering a marina... specially in cold waters. So we were charged for 50 feet, and that, for only 5 of ... read more
Eric sunbathing
Lobster in pot
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Heritage Museum and Garden Sandwich, MA June 19,2009 This week Karen, Maureen and myself visited the Heritage Museum in Sandwich MA on a rainy day in mid June. We had planned on coming last week but it rained every day we could come. This week we gave up waiting for the rain to stop and came anyway. The museums have a variety of interesting exhibits and the all the gardens were in top shape. It was refreshing to see such a large garden with such a diverse collection of plantings and maintaining this level of care. The museum has over 100 acres of award winning gardens. There are three different museums spread out on the grounds. A Shaker style barn houses the antique autos, an American history museum and an art museum. In the art building ... read more
Round Barn Auto Museum
Auto Museum
Auto Museum




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