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Establishment and former town name(s)
Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].
19 June 1793: Incorporated as a town, from part of Yarmouth.
Archiac name: Nobscusset, Sesuet
Section/Villages within the town: Dennisport, East Dennis, North Dennis, South Dennis, West Dennis
12 July 1945:
8 May 1947: Act of July 12, 1945, amended and bounds between Dennis and Harwich established.
All locations in Dennis unless otherwise specifically listed.
Ancient Cemetery (18th Century)
behind Town Offices on Main St.
Baker Family Cemetery (1853)
near Swan River Rd
Dennis Village Cemetery (1794)
Old Bass River Rd., Rte 6A
Gravesite of a child who died from smallpox
corner of Setucket and Airline Sts
Hall Family Cemetery (1696)
Howes Family Cemetery (1650)
New Boston Rd
Rte 6A, on shores of Scargo Lake (no markers)
Oak Ridge Cemetery (1970)
Paddock Family Cemetery (1707)
off Rte 6A
Quaker Cemetery (1720)
Quivet Cemetery (1823)
South St. East Dennis
South Dennis Congregational Church Cemetery (1796)
Old Main St. and Old Bass River Rd
Swan Lake Cemetery (1847)
Depot St. Dennisport
West Dennis Cemetery (1823)
Fisk and Pond Sts
Wixon Family Cemetery aka Smallpox Cemetery (1849)
east of Summer St
Werden-Worden-Homer Cemetery (1639)
off Rte 6A
Centennial celebrations, etc.
Church History and Records
Land and Property
Military Hiastory and Records
Societies, Libraries and Museums
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