The Josiah Dennis House is a historic house at 16 Whig Street in Dennis, Massachusetts. The 2-1/2 story timber frame saltbox house was built c. 1736 as a home for
The house in 2014
Rev. Josiah Dennis, the first minister of the East Yarmouth Parish, as the Dennis area was then known. The Rev. Dennis was the minister for 38 years, and it is for him that the town is named. The Dennis Historical Society owns and operates the house as the Josiah Dennis Manse Museum, an 18th-century historic house museum. The house is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the summer. The property also includes the West Schoolhouse, the town's only surviving district school building.