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Davis Museum image
Middletown, RI
(range: 2 miles)
One of the oldest and most acclaimed academic fine art museums in the United States, the Museum was founded more than 120 years ago by the first President of Wellesley College. The Davis collections, which span global history from antiquity to the present and include masterpieces from almost every continent, are housed today in an extraordinary museum building, designed by Rafael Moneo, winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. (This excerpt taken from the Davis Museum website)
At over 6,300 yards, the Brookline Golf Course is a great test for all players. With multipe sets of tees, it suits the beginner very well and will always give the accomplished player a challenge. (This excerpt taken from the Brookline Golf Course website)
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Dedham, MA
(range: 4 miles)
The Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA is the oldest known wood structure still standing in North America. Built circa 1637 for Jonathan and Grace Fairbanks and their six children, it was home to eight generations of the Fairbanks family over the course of 268 years. The Fairbanks House is now a historic house museum and on the National Register of Historic Places. (This excerpt taken from the The Fairbanks House website)
Longyear Museum image
Brookline, MA
(range: 4 miles)
Longyear Museum is an independent historical museum dedicated to advancing the understanding of the life and work of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer, Founder, and Leader of Christian Science. (This excerpt taken from the Longyear Museum website)
Just ten minutes from downtown Boston and nestled inside the 64 beautiful acres of Larz Anderson Park, the Museum is home to “America’s Oldest Car Collection”. These automobiles form the Museum’s permanent collection and are housed within the Carriage House, built in 1888 and designed by the city architect of Boston, Edmund M. Wheelwright, who was also responsible for several notable Boston structures like the Boston Public Library. (This excerpt taken from the Larz Anderson Auto Museum website)
Boston Common image
Boston, MA
(range: 5 miles)
Here the Colonial militia mustered for the Revolution. In 1768, the hated British Redcoats began an eight-year encampment. George Washington, John Adams and General Lafayette came here to celebrate our nation's independence. The 1860s saw Civil War recruitment and anti-slavery meetings. During World War I, victory gardens sprouted. For World War II, the Common gave most of its iron fencing away for scrape metal. (This excerpt taken from the Boston Common website)
Arnold Arboretum image
Boston, MA
(range: 6 miles)
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a museum of trees teaching the world about plants. (This excerpt taken from the Arnold Arboretum website)
Located in the Francis Cabot Lowell Mill, an icon of the American Industrial Revolution, the Museum brings together intriguing artifacts, cultural insights, and inspiring stories to delight people of all ages, enabling them to see the past and envision the future. (This excerpt taken from the Charles River Museum of Industry website)
Gore Place image
Waltham, MA
(range: 6 miles)
Gore Place is a 50-acre country estate in the city, a grand mansion steeped in history, a farm and an invaluable community resource. (This excerpt taken from the Gore Place website)
Puppet Showplace Theater is New England’s favorite puppetry destination. Each year, we present over 300 performances by professional puppet companies at our Brookline Village theater. (This excerpt taken from the Puppet Showplace Theatre website)
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