Closed for the 2021 season
In and effort to ensure the health and safety of our staff, our visors and our community, the town of Sandwich has closed both the Hoxie House and Dexter Grist Mill until furhter notice.
Please stay tuned for our history of both these museums coming soon- courtesy of Sandwich Public Television.
Dexter Grist Mill / Hoxie House Museums
Hours of Operation: CLOSED FOR 2021Closed until further notice
Monday – Saturday 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday - 1:00 to 4:30 pm
Children (12 & under) $3.00
Dexter Grist Mill
Located on Shawme Pond,
The Dexter Grist Mill is one of the most photographed sites on Cape Cod. This working grist mill that overlooks Lower Shawme Pond is bordered by the Town Hall, herring run, picturesque colonial homes, and a cemetery with gravestones dated back to the 1600s.Freshly ground cornmeal packaged in old-fashioned cloth flour bags can be purchased and includes the mill’s popular recipes.
Water Street/ Grove Street
18 Water Street
Take a trip back in time. The Hoxie House (circa 1640) reflects life in the town of Sandwich in the 17th-century. High on a bluff overlooking beautiful Shawme Pond in its original location rests the Hoxie House. The famous house was acquired by the town of Sandwich and in 1959 was fully and authentically restored.
For more information please call the Sandwich Recreation Department at 508-888-4361.
To Purchase Cornmeal: (Currently SOLD OUT)
Freshly ground cornmeal packaged in old-fashioned cloth flour bags can be purchased at both the Dexter Grist Mill Ticket Booth and at the Sandwich Recreation Department. The price is $5.oo a 2lb bag and includes the mill’s popular recipes for cornbread, Indian pudding, scones, and other favorite dishes. Shipping is available- please call the Recreation Department at 508-888-4361.
If you wish to purchase our corn meal online please visit our website at www.sandwichrecreation.com The price of this order includes 3 bags of corn meal, a postcard, popular recipes, and the shipping and handling fee.