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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hyannis, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Barnstable County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Barnstable County, MA (313) Bristol County, MA (186) Dukes County, MA (44) Plymouth County, MA (184)  BarnstableCounty(313) Barnstable County (313)  BristolCounty(186) Bristol County (186)  DukesCounty(44) Dukes County (44)  PlymouthCounty(184) Plymouth County (184)
Barnstable is the county seat for Barnstable County
Hyannis is in Barnstable County
      Barnstable County (313)  
      Bristol County (186)  
      Dukes County (44)  
      Plymouth County (184)  
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1 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — 50 Years Of Peace Corps
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2 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Battle Of The Bulge1944 - 1945
Dedicated to the gallant and victorious men and women who participated in the Battle of the Bulge. The greatest battle ever fought by the United Stated Army in Belgium and Luxembourg during World War II, 16 December 1944 thru 25 January . . . Map (db m142706) WM
3 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Cape and Islands Korean War Memorial
Cape and Islands Korean War MemorialMap (db m142958) WM
4 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hurricane Bob5 ft, 8 in 8/20/1991 — Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis —
The red arrow above is approximately 5 feet, 8 inches above sea level, the highest known flood height at Hyannis Harbor. This flood occurred during Hurricane Bob and was a Category 2 Hurricane that made landfall on August 20, 1991. It was . . . Map (db m159787) HM
5 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis ArmoryHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
Location of the Presidential Acceptance Speech After JFK and wife Jacqueline voted in Boston, they flew to Cape Cod to await the election results at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port. When it was announced that Richard Nixon conceded, . . . Map (db m157314) HM
6 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis HarborHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
The Kennedys Sailing Tradition One of the most well-known Kennedy pastimes is sailing, often from Hyannis Harbor into Nantucket Sound. JFK and Jacqueline spent many summers sailing with their family in Hyannis Port. U.S. Senator Ted . . . Map (db m157364) HM
7 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis Harbor
Welcome to the Working Waterfront Hyannis harbor, bustling with all the activities of a working harbor. In the second largest commercial fishing port on Cape Cod, visitors can watch local fishing fleets off load their cargo & . . . Map (db m162477) HM
8 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis High School Road
Hyannis holds a special spot in the hearts of residents & visitors, who love to live, work & play in Cape Cod’s Downtown year round. The carousel at 541 Main Street was built in 1957 by the Allen Herschell company, one of the . . . Map (db m162629) HM
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9 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis Main Street
In the 1800s more than 150 Sea Captains called Hyannis home. Tree lined streets, such as Pleasant Street, or Sea Captain Row, link Main Street to the Harbor. The Old Colony Railroad originally extended to a wharf in The Outer Harbor along what is . . . Map (db m162589) HM
10 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis Normal School
Original Campus and Buildings Hyannis Normal School 1897 – 1932 Hyannis State Teachers College 1932 – 1944 Gift of The Class of 1940Map (db m142710) HM
11 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis Ocean Street
Through Historic Events & and ever changing times, Hyannis Main Street Continues to be a center For recreation, commerce & culture The Mayflower Block The block containing the Federated Church is known . . . Map (db m162615) HM
12 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis Public Library Association
Established in 1865 by Mrs. Rosella Ford Baxter and 14 women. In 1908 this classic Cape Cod house, circa 1750, with lovely grounds, was purchased for library use for $2,500 from James Otis of Hyannis Port. Ora Adams . . . Map (db m142673) HM
13 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis Town Center
The Town Center of Hyannis - where town business & commerce meet culture & history Walkway to the Sea The Village Green was originally designed as a common for the school buildings that are now town offices. It is a place to . . . Map (db m162551) HM
14 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Hyannis World War Honor Roll
In Recognition Of The Men From Hyannis Who Served In The 1914   World War   1919 ★ Paul Howland Sherman Jr Clarence Albert Crowell D.S.C. Army Arenovski, Louis Vivian • Baoaka Arthur Harry • Baker Everett Davis . . . Map (db m143817) WM
15 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — HyArts Artist ShantiesBismore Park
Hyannis Harbor, Then … The sandy peninsula of Cape Cod, a distinctive “arm and elbow” reaching into the Atlantic Ocean, was created by glacial deposits during the ice age more than 23,000 years ago. The Cape offered a . . . Map (db m166627) HM
16 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — JFK MemorialHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
The 35th President of the United States, 1961 - 1963 John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy (JFK) was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. At age 43, he was the youngest . . . Map (db m144082) HM
17 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Kevin Arthur HoustonSOC (SEAL)
In Loving Memory SOC (SEAL) Kevin Arthur Houston 20 September, 1975 – 6 August, 2011 “Greater Love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friend.” John 15.13Map (db m142707) WM
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18 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — 2 — Main St. HyannisHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
Main Street, Hyannis in the 1960s was filled with activity. Shops were bustling, and supporters of John F. Kennedy, running for president, lined the streets. Since JFK based much of his campaigning out of the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, . . . Map (db m144001) HM
19 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Maritime MuseumHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
The Kennedy’s Contribution to Maritime Heritage The Cape Cod maritime Museum, to the east, and it’s 1886 Crosby catboat replica, Sarah, docked here at Gateway Marina, was made possible by funding obtained by Senator Edward . . . Map (db m157317) HM
20 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — 6 — National SeashoreHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
President John F. Kennedy loved Cape Cod and its unique natural environment. In 1961, he signed legislation establishing an American treasure, the Cape Cod National Seashore, protecting the fragile coastline from Chatham to Provincetown. The . . . Map (db m144005) HM
21 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Peace Corps MemorialHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
Engaging The Next Generation The Peace Corps was established by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961. JFK sought to encourage mutual understanding between Americans and people of nations and cultures by sending volunteers . . . Map (db m144009) HM
22 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Ralph P. Bismore1914 - 1945 — Bismore Park —
Bismore Park Was Named in Honor of Barnstable Resident Army Air Corps Sergeant Ralph P. Bismore. 1914   Ralph Bismore was born in Boston on April 28, 1914. The family later moved to the village of Hyannis on Cape Cod. He was best . . . Map (db m166529) HM WM
23 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Roses For RoseHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Matriarch of the Kennedy Family. Did you notice the amount of roses on Main Street and Pearl Street in Hyannis? Many people on Cape Cod associate roses here with Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, the matriarch of the . . . Map (db m157310) HM
24 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — SGT. Mark Vecchione Memorial
In Memory of SGT. Mark Vecchione 01-11-81 to 07-18-06 Assigned to U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division out of Friedberg, Germany.Map (db m185104) WM
25 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — St. Francis Xavier ChurchHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
The ‘Kennedy Church’ St. Francis Xavier Church, located on South Street in Hyannis, was the church Rose and Joe Kennedy chose to attend after buying their home in Hyannis Port in the 1920’s. St. Francis Xavier became the summer parish . . . Map (db m157311) HM
26 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — The Federated Church of Hyannis
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27 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — The Forgotten WarKorea: June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953
This memorial honors the Korean War veterans from Cape Cod and the Islands. The white bricks in the pathway immortalize those who were killed in action or died while missing. One and one half million Americans served in Korea; 129,000 were . . . Map (db m142955) HM
28 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — The Public Service Building1928
Early tenants included the U.S. Post Office, New England Telephone and Telegraph, Cape and Vineyard Electric Co., Barnstable County National Bank, F.W. Woolworth, & W.T. Grant. The West Barnstable Brick Company provided Many Of The Original . . . Map (db m142677) HM
29 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — The Republic of South Korea Stone
This Stone Was Provided By The Republic Of South Korea As A Tangible Reminder Of The Sacrifices Made By The United States Military To Protect The Freedom Of A Sovereign Country Map (db m143004) WM
30 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Veterans MemorialAmerican Legion Post 206 — Hyannis, Massachusetts —
In Honor Of Those Who Gave Their Services In The Defense Of Their Country And The Free World, So That Peace, Justice And Liberty Might Be The Heritage Of All.Map (db m143002) WM
31 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — Vietnam Veterans Memorial1959 - 1975
Dedicated To All Who Believe In Freedom To Honor Those Who Came Home As Well As Those Left Behind Americans Will Not Forget November 11, 1983Map (db m142709) WM
32 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Hyannis — World War II and Korean Conflict MemorialVillage Of Hyannis
Honoring the men and women in the Village of Hyannis who served in World War II and the Korean ConflictMap (db m142340) WM
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Dec. 1, 2023