is a one of the upper capes treasures
on the pond
run by he Thornton W. Burgess Society it is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1976 to carry on the pioneering conservation work of author/naturalist Thornton W. Burgess (1874 - 1965). Mr. Burgess, who was born and grew up in Sandwich, MA., went on to achieve national and international recognition for his children’s stories that teach lessons of conservation and love of wildlife.
the old briar path
Over 170 books and 15,000 stories by Burgess chronicle the tales of Peter Rabbit and his animal friends.
Through these engaging stories, generations of young people have learned about the natural world and have developed an understanding of the importance of conservation of our natural resources.
i stopped by there saturday for their herb and plant sale
and was rewarded with the wildflower gardens in full bloom
they also run wonderful programs and camps for all ages, from toddlers to adults. i've sent my grandson to a few of the summer camp programs.
or you can join one of the jam making workshops in the 1903 kitchen
their yummy jams can also be bought at the center or online
if your in the area, it's a perfect place to unwind, walk the paths, and enjoy the beauty
have a beautiful rest of the week everyone
ps; have a place on cape you'd like me to visit...just give me a little shout..i'll try to head there!