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Named for the town in England, the City of Barnstable is the county seat of Barnstable County, and includes seven villages. It is located along Highway 6A, near the head of Upper Cape Cod. Barnstable is one mile north of US 6, the major highway traversing the length of Cape Cod; it is 4 miles N of Hyannis, the area's main commercial center.

Prior to the Revolution, Barnstable, an old seafaring community, conducted a brisk trade in codfish caught on the Grand Banks for rum and molasses from the West Indies.


History Trayser Museum Complex |
Massachusetts Counties Barnstable County |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Cobb's Cove Inn | Location: Barnstable Massachusetts 02630

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12/06 Coming to The Barnstable area
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Manchester NH March17-May5 A display at the Currier Museum of Art shows the striking duality of deadly weaponry and artistic beauty from the Samurai culture of centuries past.
New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival Deerfield NH May11-12 Each year the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival lines up a wide variety of presenters to help educate the public on everything sheep or wool related. Your family can take advantage of the many activities taking place throughout the weekend.