Carving by George "Red Dog" Warren

George was always the insider/outsider.  He knew everybody but behaved differently than anybody.  He often spoke the unspeakable and contradicted the acceptable.  I suppose this one of the reasons that I always sought his company at Barnstable parties, that and …

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The large stretch of sand dunes on the harbor side of Sandy Neck, between trails 4 and 5, is known as “Braley’s”.  They once belonged to Braley Jenkins, a West Barnstable farmer who grew pears and cultivated cranberry bogs.  The …

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In the 1820’s, Asa and Daniel Scudder built a sail repair shop at the end of Scudder’s Lane, just at the edge of the harbor. The brothers and their families also ran a variety store in the barn on the …

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Remnants of Blish’s Tide Water Grist Mill (2021)

Mill Way Miscellany by David Loring Crocker (1909-1983) I was born on November 22, 1909 in the little red Cape Cod cottage on Mill Way at the junction of what was once a private way which became Freezer Road after …

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