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Dexter Grist Mill, Sandwich - Cape Cod

Dexter Grist Mill on Shawme Pond

Town Stats :

Established 1639

Population c. 20,500

Area 43.95 Sq. Miles

Official Web site 



bulletSandwich Public Library  
bulletEstablished in 1891
bulletlarge reference section on glass, antique glass and collecting
bullet142 Main Street. 508-888-0625 Fax 508 833-1076
bulletOpen Tues-Thur 9:30-8:30, Fri-Sat 9:30-4 (Sept-May - Sun 1-5) 



Museums & Open Houses

bulletThe Benjamin Nye Homestead 85 Old County Rd., East Sandwich 508 888-4213
bulletBuilt in 1685 by original Sandwich settlers
bulletAlso a 19th Century Grange Hall and Fulling Mill on site
bulletOpen Jun 15th-Oct 15th, Tues-Sat 12-4:30pm.  
bulletNye Family Ass. Members admitted free
bulletDexter Grist Mill on Shawme Pond, (click on photo above) 508 888-4910
bulletbuilt in 1654
bulletopen Jun-Sep 10-4
bulletGreenbriar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen, Discovery Hill Road 508-888-6870 
bulletNatural History exhibits, flower garden, educational programs for adults & children, Trails.
bulletHeritage Museums and Gardens of Sandwich, Pine & Grove Streets 508-888-3300. 
bulletAntique car exhibit and feature events
bulletArt Museum & Military Museum 
bullet75 acres with many plantings and Dexter Rhododendron displays, Herb garden
bulletWorking 1912 Merry-go-Round.
bulletOpen year round 10am-5pm / Membership discounts
bulletThe Hoxie House, Water St. (on Shawme Pond) 508 888-1173
bulletBuilt in 1675.
bulletThe oldest House on Cape Cod
bulletSandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main St. 508 888-0251 
bulletHistory of the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co 1825-1888
bulletGlass-blowing furnace & Theatre
bulletOpen Apr-Oct 9:30-4:30, Nov-Dec & Feb-Mar Wed-Sun 9:30-4
bulletThe Thornton W Burgess Museum, on Shawme Pond, Sandwich. Featuring Peter Rabbit.
bulletWing Fort House Spring Hill Rd 508 833-1540
bulletBuilt in 1641
bulletSeasonal opening

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Post Offices & Zip Codes


69 Rt 6A


Sagamore Beach 

45 Meetinghouse Lane


East Sandwich

443 Rt 6A



290 Rte 130



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