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Captain Penniman House

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Beautiful old house

Although the Captain Penniman house was not open to the public on the day we visited, it was still... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Well kept classic house!

Heading to the Fort Hill walking trails for the first time, one comes first to this amazing house... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the Captain Penniman house was not open to the public on the day we visited, it was still very interesting to walk around the outside of this beautiful, old building. The attention to detail in its construction is amazing. Walk down the hill to...More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heading to the Fort Hill walking trails for the first time, one comes first to this amazing house with the crossed whalebones entryway. What beautiful architecture! Only wish we'd been there when it was open - so next time. It sits on a hill with...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We spend a month every year in this area and often take Ranger guided walks both in historic properties and at local beaches and other natural areas. The National Seashore is a real treasure to explore and enjoy.

Thank Connie33
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Amazing historic home, only wish we had visited on a day when the home was open to the public. While visiting in the off season has it's perks, it can make getting to attractions when they are open challenging. We walked around the house and...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Walked through open house after hiking fort hill trails. Worth the wait for open house! Restoration has gone well! Rangers are super nice and able t answer questions. Truly spectacular architecture. So glad we got in!

1  Thank Kara M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The whalebone entrance to the home is worth the visit alone! The house also has neat architecture, but check to see when it is open for visiting. There apparently is no furniture inside, but there are photos in the downstairs rooms so tours should be...More

Thank skrose21
Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was very interesting! I loved the story. They were painting the outside and it was beautiful. You could imagine the captain coming home from sea.....

1  Thank Peggy A
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We found this place by accident when we had some time to kill before getting into our rental property. Some really nice trails with beautiful views. Make sure to get a picture underneath the whale jaw bones!

1  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Was taking a ride on a rainy day, we were stuck in traffic , so we pulled off the road and went up this road said fort hill. And there was this beautiful house under restoration, it was closed but it was on the way...More

1  Thank suwwoz58
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very close to one of the National Seashore beaches so easy to walk to after spending time on beach. Whale bone entrance to yard is interesting

1  Thank Grandkids82013
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