CAPE COD MUSEUMS

JERICHO HISTORICAL CENTER AND THE 1801 CAPTAIN BAKER HOUSE & BARN

    JERICHO HISTORICAL CENTER AND THE 1801 CAPTAIN BAKER HOUSE & BARN
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Address:
90 Old Main Street
Dennis, Massachusetts 02670
Phone: 508.398.6736
Description:

It is closed for renovations during 2022.

This historic full cape house built in 1801, and occupied by the Baker family until 1955, contains 19th century furnishings, textiles, paintings and keepsakes. Exhibits in the Barn Museum focus on farming. Tools and equipment from the 1800s are displayed, as well as remains of the salt works industry and a carriage that raced at Riverside Trotting Park. The General Store is a reminder of the important role such gathering places played in the community’s economic and social life. Of special interest is the cranberry exhibit which tells the 200-year-old story of cranberry cultivation; an industry that began in Dennis in 1816!

Did you Know? 19th century furnishings, textiles, paintings are on display in the Captain Theophilus Baker House Museum.

Did you Know? The Barn Museum contains a General Store, a salt works model, a carriage that raced at Riverside Trotting Park, farming tools & equipment from the 1800’s. Of special interest is the Cranberry exhibit which tells the story of cranberry cultivation, an industry that began in Dennis in 1816.

Hours:
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. Closed
Thu. Closed
Fri. Closed
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed

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