Barnstable is in Massachusetts on Cape Cod. The City of Barnstable includes seven villages. Each village has unique and significant cultural and historical qualities.
Barnstable was the first place to be settled on Cape Cod; in 1639. Several Crocker family houses and farms from that period still exist today. Google "William Crocker" or Crocker family geneaology (he was my ancestor)18.104.22.168 21:35, 21 July 2009 (EDT)
Centerville, located on the south side, is mostly residential and has beautiful beaches.
Osterville is located on the south side, is residential, with a charming town center and a coast that includes inlets and harbors for boating and fishing.
Hyannis is the town's commercial district including town offices and several shopping malls. Hyannis has a fine harbor and is also a fishing village. The harbor provides ferry access to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Islands. The regional airport and bus terminal are also here.
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, +1 508-362-6088 or +1 888-942-5392, .
Barnstable Bat Company, 40 Pleasant Pines Av., Centerville, Phone: +1 888-549-8046, . Thomas and Christine Bednark have owned and operated this baseball bat shop since 1992. You can visit their tiny showroom in Centerville, where you can purchase bats they have made on premises.
Tour The Cape Cod Potato Chip Company, 100 Breed's Hill Rd, Hyannis, +1 508-775-3358. Year round M-F 9AM-5PM; Jul-Aug Sa,Su 10AM-4PM.
Honeysuckle Hill Bed & Breakfast, 591 Old King's Highway, West Barnstable, +1 508-362-8418, Fax: +1 508-362-8386, Email: email@example.com, .
Heaven on High, 70 High St., West Barnstable, +1 508-362-4441 or +1 800-362-4044, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, .
Cape Cod's Lamb and Lion Inn 2504 Main St., Barnstable Village, +1 508-362-6823, . Top shelf B&B.
High Pointe Bed and Breakfast, 70 High Street, West Barnstable, +1 508-362-4441, Toll-free: +1 888-362-4441, Fax: +1 508-362-4401, . $125-$195.
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