Special Collections

Dennis Historical Society
Josiah Dennis Manse
Nobcusset Road and Whig Street
South Dennis MA , 02660
Institution Contact(s):
  Phyllis Robbins Houton, Curator (508)385-2232
Hours: Tu,Th 2:00PM-4:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Open July-September only
Online Catalog:
Journals: Newsletter
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Phyllis Robbins Houton, Curator (508)385-2232
Collections: 6
Formats: archives monographs maps photographs pamphlets microforms audio tapes video tapes oral histories ephemera realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Nathan Stone Collection (journals, letters and sermons 1763-1803)
Obed Baxter Papers
Diaries of Dennis Women
Business Journals of the 19th Century
Account Book of 1793 Store Keeper
Account Book of Sailmaker (mid 1800's)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on cameras
Loans: Special loans for certain materials
Finding Guides Available:
  Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM ROUTE 6 NORTH OR SOUTH: Take exit 9 (from north, turn right at end of exit -- from south, turn left at end of exit). Go through two traffic lights. At the third light, bear right (bear right at the triangle, stay right). Continue on Main Street to fork in road, bear left (Old Bass River Road). Proceed about 4 miles and turn left onto Route 6A (Old King's Highway). Take the next right onto Nobscusset Road. On your left, at Whig Street, is the Josiah Dennis Manse.