Onset Village in Wareham, Massachusetts a unique Cape Cod community can trace its beginning to 1666 when the pilgrams of Plimoth Plantation purchased this land from the Wanpanoags. For two centuries the village was sparsely populated farm and woodland. Seas Side resorts came into fashion in the late 1880's, and the gingerbread cottage colony of Onset came to be.
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Falmouth was first settled by English colonists in 1660 and was officially incorporated in 1686, and named by Bartholomew Gosnold for Falmouth, Cornwall, England, his home port. Early principal activities were farming, salt works, whaling, shipping, and sheep.It is the birthplace in 1859 of Katharine Lee Bates, author, poet, and lyricist of America the Beautiful.
Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.
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Quissett Harbor on Quissett Harbor Rd. Falmouth, Ma, United States
Sat Jul 9 4:00pm - Sat Jul 9 5:00pm
The trail is fun, it winds through woodlands past views of quaint Quissett Harbor through ancient oak trees that invites climbing. Watch clammers patrol a rocky beach in search of dinner. Then, for a pleasant hike, walk up onto a rise above an intimate, rock-lined, crescent-shaped sandy beach and across a narrow path.
A little corner of Narragansett Rhode Island called Galilee, which has an engaging quality all its own. Galilee is an authentic working New England fishing village. You can watch the fishermen unloading their catch almost anytime. You Can watch sun shimmering on the sea, and sniff salty tang in the air. Go for a swim at three spectacular beaches, Captain Roger Wheeler State Beach, Salty Brine State Beach, Or George's own beach. Gab with the locals, they are friendly folks. Go fishing for the day aboard one of the many charter fishing vessels. Watch the quahoggers digging clams on the salt pond. Take an sightseeing cruise on a whale watching expedition. Galilee is fun for the whole family. Relax and go shopping in the many quality gift shops. Enjoy the unhurried pace. Galilee- Pride, Tradition and a Way of Life.
Narragansett Indians were the first inhabitants of Block Island as evidenced by remains that date back thousands of years. Their name for the island as “Manisses” which translates to “Island of the Little God.”
In 1829, the federal government built the Island’s first lighthouse on Sandy Point. Four lighthouses have since been built at this location. The present lighthouse, the Northlight, was built in 1867 and is open to the public for tours.
In 1873, the Southeast Light was built on the cliffs 150 feet above sea level. It cost $75,000. In 1993, the Southeast Light was moved back 200 feet to escape the eroding bluffs. At the time it was the largest building to be moved in one piece.
Having been in business for over 150 years, this is Block Island
51 Spring St North Providence, RI 02904 United States (401)466-5844
Mon Jul 11 10:30am
The Spring House Hotel (http://springhousehotel.com/) is one of Block Island’s most elegant historic landmarks, with its wraparound veranda overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Block Island’s foothills. Oh just simply beautiful from the looks of it the Spring House exudes Victorian charm.
Plymouth (historically known as Plimouth and Plimoth) is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. It is named after Plymouth, Devon, England, which is, in turn, named after its location at mouth of the River Plym. Plymouth is best known for being the landing site of the Mayflower and the Pilgrims. Founded in 1620, Plymouth is the oldest municipality in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. It also is the oldest continually inhabited English settlement in the modern United States. The town has served as the location of several prominent events, the most notable being the First Thanksgiving feast. Plymouth served as the capital of Plymouth Colony from its founding in 1620 until the colony's dissolution in 1691.
A bronze statue of a young woman sculpted by H.H. Kitson stands at the edge of a pool. It was presented to the town by the National Society of New England Women. It is inscribed: To those intrepid English women whose courage, fortitude and devotion brought a new nation into being, this statue of the Pilgrim Maiden is dedicated
My Grandmother use to own property her in N. Falmouth right there @ Rt 6A rotary. North Falmouth is a town of Falmouth in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. My Uncle Manny plus cousins live here also in North Falmouth which has many beaches, although most are private beach communities. Old Silver Beach is a public beach off of Quaker Road, which my grandmother made us go everyday one summer as kids. New Silver Beach, Sea Scape Beach, and Wild Harbor Estates Beach are examples of the small, private beach communities.
Home to spectacular coastal scenery, awe-inspiring architecture, a thriving waterfront downtown, and welcoming hospitality, Newport, Rhode Island is considered by many to be a shining gem in the coastal crown of New England. Touring the famed Gilded Age mansions that once were the summer playground for socialite families with names like Astor and Vanderbilt.
Begins at Memorial Boulevard Newport, Rhode Island, United States 401-849-8048
Wed Jul 13 10:00am
The region's most popular walk, the Cliffwalk meanders for 3.5 miles along the Atlantic Ocean and offers views of the sea, as well as many of the most spectacular mansions. The walk has been designated a National Recreation Trail. No admission charge.