Rainy-day activities on Cape Cod
Diane Speare Triant for The Boston Globe
Weeping beech tree
Hemmed into an alley in Hyannis is a tree of colossal proportions whose massive canopy will keep you dry while you marvel at its size. It is purported to date to 1776. But whether it once sheltered those seeking liberty or those clinging to loyalty is a matter of debate. 599 Main St.
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