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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Through Historic Events &
and ever changing times,
Hyannis Main Street
Continues to be a center
commerce & culture
The Mayflower Block
The block containing the Federated Church is known . . . — — Map (db m162615) HM
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
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
In Recognition Of The Men From
Who Served In The
1914 World War 1919
★ Paul Howland Sherman Jr
Clarence Albert Crowell D.S.C.
Arenovski, Louis Vivian • Baoaka Arthur Harry • Baker Everett Davis . . . — — Map (db m143817) WM
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
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
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
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
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
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
Was Named in Honor of
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
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
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
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
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