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Once Boynton Park was the terminus of a Worcester Consolidated Street Railway line and residents would pack up and picnic at the park on weekends. Later this was replaced by a bus from the Worcester Bus Company. Today the WRTA Route 2 provides a stop at the intersection of Pleasant and Mower for public transit access to Boynton Park.
Cascade Falls Loop Trail is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Worcester, Massachusetts that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
The area around Coes Resevoir (commonly referred to as Coes Pond) consists of 20.79 acres of green and blue space that offers four seasons of premier amenities including the region’s first state-of-the-art, universally accessible, multigenerational park and playground.
The Crystal Street Historic District is a group of three triple deckers at 30-34 Crystal Street, facing University Park in the Main South area of Worcester, Massachusetts. The houses appear to have been built for developer James Harrop, who lived at 30 Crystal Street and owned them for 35 years.
Dean Park is a fun place for folks and kids of all ages. Located on Main street in shrewbury, between 140 and route 20 there are plenty of activities to partake in. There's a corner of the pond where turtles congregate which, for me, brings back memories of the Yertle the Turtle, Dr. Seuss story.
EcoTarium is well rooted in the Worcester community as an organization dedicated to the study of science and nature. The private, non-profit institution was founded in 1825 as the Worcester Lyceum of Natural History and was incorporated in 1884 as the Worcester Natural History Society — EcoTarium's legal identity.
Elm Park is an historic public park in Worcester. Originally called "New Common", the original 27 acres of Elm Park were purchased in 1854, thus making Worcester one of the first cities in the United States to expend public funds to purchase land for use as a public park.
Artemas Ward House. Wards's lifelong home had been built by his father, Nahum, about the time Artemas was born. The home is now known as the Artemas Ward House and is a museum preserved by Harvard University. Located at 786 Main Street in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts it is open to the public for limited hours during the summer months.
The Green Hill Park Farm is home to various gentle farm animals and is a great place for families with children looking for a leisurely activity on a nice day. Vietnam Memorial The Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans' Memorial was dedicated in June of 2002 and is located at Green Hill Park in Worcester.
The Hadwen Project website "is devoted to the natural history, biodiversity, and human affairs of the Hadwen Arboretum. At present, the major content of the site concerns selected plants of the Arboretum, as described and illustrated by Clark University students.
Millbury is a community rich in history and natural resources. At the same time, Millbury is in the forefront of development resulting from multi-million dollar highway improvements, including a second exit on the Mass Pike which provides easy access to Worcester and Providence.
Advisory - Indian Lake Closed Indefinitely For Immediate Release: 7/10/2014 4:27 pm Worcester, MA (July 10, 2014) - The Worcester Division of Public Health has issued a public health advisory due to the observation of high levels of cyanobacteria algae (blue-green) in Indian Lake.
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery exists to promote and support the intellectual and cultural life of College of the Holy Cross. Through its exhibitions and acquisitions, both historical and contemporary, the Gallery serves as a catalyst for the search for meaning and value in life and history. The Cantor Gallery has special responsibility for integrating the liberal arts values of the College and the classroom by linking exhibitions to the broader curriculum.
Lake Quinsigamond (also Long Pond) is a body of water situated between the city of Worcester and the town of Shrewsbury in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. It is 4 miles (6 km) long, between 50 and 85 feet (15 and 26 m) deep, and has a surface area of approximately 772 acres (3.1 km²).
The Lower Pleasant Street District is an historic district at 418-426 Main Street and 9-49 Pleasant Street in Worcester, Massachusetts.It encompasses the only surviving row of Victorian-era commercial buildings in downtown Worcester. These buildings were built between 1872 and 1890, and are located along the north side of Pleasant Street, from its corner with Main Street nearly to Chestnut Street.
Burncoat Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, which encompasses the west side of its namesake pond, provides critical habitat for its resident and migratory wildlife. Its moderate-to-rugged trails also offer an opportunity for a peaceful walk through fields and hardwood-white pine forest, skirting wetlands, passing over streams, and ending at the pond.
Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with over 400 acres cooperatively managed or owned by Mass Audubon. Interpretive signs will guide you along well-marked trails through woods, fields, streams, and marsh.
WORCESTER – Hundreds attended Thursday morning’s Vietnam War Veterans Day commemoration at the Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial at Green Hill Park, joining those participating in similar ceremonies across the country 50 years after the height of the war.
Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA is a culturally significant concert and event venue ideal for hosting galas, weddings, business meetings, and more. Visit us today! Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA is a culturally significant concert and event venue ideal for hosting galas, weddings, business meetings, and more.
Moore State Park spans 400 acres and is located in the heart of Massachusetts. Between the 18th and early 20th centuries, it was home to grist and saw mills. Today, visitors come to glimpse its popular waterfalls and cascades of flower blooms. Other attractions include the stone mill foundations, a restored sawmill, and networks of wooded paths.
Worcester is one of many cities claimed, like Rome, to be found on seven hills: Airport Hill, Bancroft Hill, Belmont Hill (Bell Hill), Grafton Hill, Green Hill, Pakachoag Hill and Vernon Hill. However, Worcester has more than seven hills including Indian Hill, Newton Hill, Poet's Hill, and Wigwam Hill.
About Us Just minutes from Worcester and less than an hour from Boston, you’ll find Ski Ward, a small area with something for everyone. Ski Ward is open year-round offering skiing, snowboarding and tubing in both the winter and summer along with birthday parties, group outings and corporate functions.
With Grateful Dead lyrics, there’s always a new and different take on what they bring up for each listener, it seems. (I’ll consider requests for particular songs—just private message me!) "Terrapin Station" The Terrapin Station Suite’s second part, “Terrapin Station,” begins, as did the first, with an invocation.
Ken Swift of Shrewsbury, past chairman of the Korean War Memorial Committee and a member of the Korean War Veterans Association of Central Massachusetts, described those 196 people as "true patriots." "We are gathered here today because we prefer to choose freedom over tyranny," Mr. Swift said.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden is the home of the Worcester County Horticultural Society, the third oldest organization of its kind in the country. The society purchased Tower Hill Farm in Boylston in 1986 and has been building a beautiful year-round botanic garden on its 132 acres ever since.
The Wachusett Reservoir is the second largest body of water in the state of Massachusetts. It is located in central Massachusetts, northeast of Worcester. It is part of the water supply system for metropolitan Boston maintained by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority .
The Woodland Street Firehouse is an historic fire station at 36 Woodland Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is one of the finest of Worcester Victorian-era firehouses. The two story brick building was built in 1886 in a Queen Anne style, with some Romanesque details.
The Mystery of Worcester's Leonardo March 10 - June 3, 2018 This exhibition will bring together two early Italian panel paintings for the first time since they were separated from their original altarpiece: the Annunciation at the Musée du Louvre and WAM's Miracle of San Donato.
The Worcester Drop Forge Works was founded in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1883 by Horace Wyman and Lyman Gordon. It was later renamed the Wyman-Gordon Company. The company began with eight people in a small wooden factory building, forging crankshafts for looms.