1199 Route 28
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Phone: (800) 527-0359
Fax: (508) 398-7160
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School is one of the Cape's largest high schools with students from the towns of Yarmouth, Dennis and other neighboring small towns. During the summer, the school hosts the home field for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, part of the Cape Cod Baseball League.
Established in 1920, the West Dennis Library is a full-service library with wired and wireless Internet access, an extensive business section, reading areas, meeting rooms, a children's story hour, and a book club. Computer classes are available upon request.
The headquarters of the Cape Cod Genealogical Society, the Dennis Public Library features large meeting rooms, public Internet computers, weekly storytimes and crafts, a children's collection of multi-cultural books and videos, reference room, and periodicals.
The Winslow Crocker House was built sometime in the late 1700s. It belonged to a rich trader, who was in the navy, of that time whose house was probably the most lavish. The beautiful Georgian architecture building in the early 1930s, Mary Thacher moved the house and rebuilt it just as it was at its present location. She used the house to display her personal collection of antique furniture. The furniture varies in styles and times - Queen Anne, Early American, Jacobean and others – and is also accented with suitable accessories. A visit to the house will tell you all about the original house, about the move to its current address and about the priceless antiques. Call ahead for their varying open days and other details.
With a friendly and courteous staff, this library features an extensive collection of books and reference materials, a computer lab that includes high speed internet access, special collections, and more.
Pope John Paul II High School in Hyannis is a private school located in the old Barnstable High School building. The Roman Catholic school opened in 2007 and serves approximately 200 students. During the summer, the school hosts baseball games for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks on the campus' McKeon Park.
Dennis is a beautiful town that has charming old buildings and landmarks as well as gorgeous beaches. Try to visit Dennis during the summer, when it hosts events almost every week. However, anytime you visit you can count on great shopping and restaurants. Take the time to stop by Antiques Center of Cape Cod.
This pretty Roman Catholic church was the summer parish of the Kennedy family. John F. Kennedy and his brothers were altar boys here and a plaque marks the pew of the former president. Joseph and Rose Kennedy donated the carving over the altar in memory of Joe Jr's tragic death during World War II. It has been the site of family celebrations, too; Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger were married here. See website for complete visitor details.
The Dennis Memorial Library is open Monday through Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
This brick tower is not remarkable for its architecture; it does, however, have a great view. Located on top of the 160-foot (50-meter) Scargo Hill in Dennis (the highest point on the Cape), a clear day allows views of the Provincetown Monument and mainland Massachusetts. In almost any weather condition you can see Scargo Lake, which was named after a Native American princess. You may find it a romantic spot too, especially for sunsets and star gazing.
Built in 1736, Josiah Dennis Manse House was the residence of the minister who founded the Dennis town; Josiah Dennis Manse. Converted into a museum by the Dennis Historical Society, this historic site has been retained well with several artifacts and objects that once belonged to Josiah Dennis Manse.
During 18th Century, education was considered pivotal by the residents of Dennis. And with this objective, 12 small schoolhouses were constructed, with specific academic months set for junior and senior school students. The 200-year old Old West Schoolhouse is the only existing testimony of that era.