History Along Route 6A

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Date(s) - June 9, 2014 - June 10, 2014
All Day


Enjoy a series of free and low-cost programs and events presented by cultural organizations and businesses along the Old King’s Highway in Barnstable and Yarmouth Port. Events include walking tours of Yarmouth Port and MA Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, tours and exhibits at the Barnstable Historical Society, Captain Bangs Hallet House, Coast Guard Heritage Museum, Unitarian Church of Barnstable, Yarmouth New Church, the Edward Gorey House and the Winslow Crocker House, lectures at Sturgis Library, Yarmouth Port Firehouse 2 and Tales of Cape Cod, live blacksmith demonstrations and a stroll through the gardens at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.  For more information and up-to-date events listings, visit sturgislibrary.org/history-along-route-6a.



Saturday, 7 June

Sturgis Library Plant and Garden Sale

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. @ Sturgis Library, Barnstable

Jim Ellis, Blacksmith (Demonstration)

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. @ Coast Guard Heritage Museum (also 10-14 June.)

Reading the Landscape of Long Pasture Sanctuary (Walking Tour)

10:00 a.m. @ Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable

Monday, 9 June

Entertainment in Yarmouth: Mill Hill to the Coliseum (Lecture)

2:00 p.m. @Fire Station 2, Yarmouth Port

Dare I Say More? The Outspoken Mercy Otis Warren (Lecture)

7:00 p.m. @ Olde County Courthouse (Tales of Cape Cod)

8:00 p.m.: 2014 Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award.

Tuesday, 10 June

A Most Remarkable Enterprise: Captain William Sturgis (Author Talk)

6:30 p.m. @ Sturgis Library, Barnstable

Wednesday, 11 June

Architectural Walking Tour of Yarmouth Port (Walking Tour)

10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Yarmouth Port (rain date 12 June same times)

Thursday, 12 June

Picturing our Church, Picturing our History (Tour/Exhibit)

10:00 a.m. to noon @ The Unitarian Church of Barnstable

Coast Guard Heritage Museum (Exhibits)

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. @ Coast Guard Heritage Museum, Barnstable

Open House at the Barnstable Historical Society (Exhibits)

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ The Barnstable Historical Society

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Gardens (Open Gardens)

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Barnstable


Saturday, 14 June

Edward Gorey House (Exhibits)

11 a.m.-4 p.m. @8 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouth Port

Yarmouth New Church (Tour/Crafts for Kids)

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ 266 Main Street on the Yarmouth Port Village Green

Captain Bangs Hallet House (Tour/Exhibits)

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Yarmouth Port Village Green

Winslow Crocker House – Historic New England (Tour)

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. @ The Winslow Crocker House, Yarmouth Port

History Along Route 6A

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Hyannis, MA 02601
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