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Harwich, MA

Updated on April 1, 2013

Things to do in Harwich, Photos, Videos and Information on the Seven Villages

Harwich, MA is located on the southeastern edge of Cape Cod, just west of of Chatham. Seven villages make up the town of Harwich (read more about them below). The town is approximately an 80 mile drive from Boston, and a 30 mile drive to Provincetown. On this page, you can find recommended things to do in Harwich, photos, links and videos. Scroll down to start reading!

Picture left courtesy of the Town of Harwich website of the First Congregational Church in Harwich Center.

The Seven Villages of Harwich

Harwich is comprised of seven smaller villages...

Villages are still a popular way to zone towns in Cape Cod further, and Harwich is no exception. There are seven villages that make up Harwich:

East Harwich

This is where you can find the famous Wequasset Inn overlooking Pleasant Bay. This part of Harwich borders Chatham.

Read more about other villages of Harwich:

Harwich Center | Harwich Port | Pleasant Lake | West Harwich | North Harwich | South Harwich

Harwich, MA Postcards, Photos, Antiques and Souvenirs - Unique Harwich items on live auction right now

Some of the most unique items featuring Harwich can only be found on auction. Here's what's live on auction right now featuring this Cape Cod town:

Three harbors can be found in Harwich: Allen Harbor, Wychmere Harbor and Saquatucket Harbor.

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A Map of Harwich, MA - Harwich on Google Maps - zoom in or get directions

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Harwich - Images of America - More about the town of Harwich, MA

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Harwich (MA) (Images of America)

Harwich provides a unique focus on how this one small coastal New England town coped with problems of national magnitude, such as industrialization and immigration. Men such as Caleb Chase, who used part of the fortune he made in Chase and Sanborn's coffee trade to finance road construction that attracted vacationers, were not always heroes to neighbors now working in the splendid hotels that accommodated these visitors.


Recommended Books on Cape Cod and New England - More maritime history and photos to help you plan your trip to Cape Cod

A Winter Beach Walk in Harwichport - Winter scenery on Nantucket Sound

Red River in Harwich Reroutes Itself - Harwich's Red River changes course

Harwich, MA T-Shirt

A great way to tell people where you're from, and a great gift for Harwich residents! This t-shirt features a piping plover, the endangered species from Cape Cod (and other northeastern shore towns) in a hand drawn design. You can also find it on long sleeve shirts, mugs, sweatshirts, and other products in this section.

Thanks for stopping by! If you have a favorite restaurant, scenic view, or destination in Harwich that you recommend, tell everyone here!

Stop by these other pages on Cape Cod:

Barnstable | Bourne | Brewster | Chatham | Dennis | Eastham | Falmouth | Harwich | Mashpee | Orleans | Provincetown | Sandwich | Truro | Wellfleet | Yarmouth | Cape Cod Road Trip | Cape Cod Canal | Things to do on Cape Cod | Cape Cod Beaches | Martha's Vineyard

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