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Josiah Dennis Manse and Old West Schoolhouse

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authenic house

The dennis manse is a treasure trove of historical artifacts. Especially good is the sailing ships... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
carlcopp
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Dennis, Massachusetts
Historic Home of Dennis founder Rev. Josiah Dennis

If your into history this is a must see. Recently restored original home of the Rev. Dennis shows... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
DavidBeachlover
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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22 Jul 2018
“authenic house”
22 Jan 2018
“Historic Home of Dennis founder Rev. Josiah Dennis”
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The dennis manse is a treasure trove of historical artifacts. Especially good is the sailing ships out of Dennis. The docents are sociable and very nice.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank carlcopp
Reviewed 22 January 2018

If your into history this is a must see. Recently restored original home of the Rev. Dennis shows what life was like in 17th century Dennis. Period dressed staff are very knowledgeable and Dennis days include local militia. Easy access from 6a. Air conditioned!

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank DavidBeachlover
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Dennis, MA, for tens of years, but had only seen the outside of this place - partly because it is only open on Tuesdays and Thursdays mid-day. When we finally remembered day and time while we were up here, we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank gjerstp
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Manse is very interesting -- and perfect for a short visit. About a mile from Mayflower and Corporation Beaches, nice stop in Dennis Village with some New England history (including a school house). Also visited a few years ago during Dennis Days -- guided...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jenifer M
Reviewed 2 September 2016

A great visit to experience an old Captains house restored with great care and love. A real treat!!!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ally N
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Very educational and informative! Everyone is dressed in period clothes and very helpful! No charge for tour just suggested donation. Well worth it!

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Carey M
Reviewed 17 June 2015

If you want to see a historical site this is a good one. Doesn't take much time but worth the stop. If the militia are there it's an added bonus

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank capediner2014
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Loved this historical place and the hosts who made our visit so informative and enjoyable. Don't miss this place for early Cape history come to life. We will be bringing our visitors to this attraction in the future.

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank Harryspal
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Nice job done recently to restore the site. Informative, even kids could be interested. Go during the Holidays when the decos are a nice addition. Always good to see & hear the local history!

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank Johanna006
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Discover true Cape Cod history in this lovely home with costumed interpreters. There are frequent special events.

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank ParistoCapeCod
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