May 2021 hours: every day 10-5 p.m. Masks are required at all times!
Murphy’s General Store, located at 540 Route 28, Harwich Port MA 02646, is a fresh take on the old-time general store--a modern, exciting gift shop housed in a rustic, 173-year-old main street building in Harwich Port, Massachusetts.
The salty waves and sandy beaches of Cape Cod disguise its fascinating and nearly forgotten history. From Provincetown to Falmouth, the Cape's fifteen towns offer a plethora of hidden and enchanting tales. Learn why one of the most famous rescues in Coast Guard history spent nearly fifty years in the shadows without public notice. Discover which wild creature went from the nineteenth-century soup pot to enjoying conservation protection under state law. Historian Theresa Mitchell Barbo explores these mysteries and more, from the lost diary of a nineteenth-century schoolteacher to the reason Cape Codders call their lunch "the noontime dinner." Join Barbo as she lifts the lid on the quirky and remarkable character of Cape Cod and its forgotten happenings.
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