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Newton, Massachusetts
Boston Common

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Located in Boston, MA (2 miles from Newton)

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.

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Historic Park
Charles River Museum of Industry

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Located in Waltham, MA (2 miles from Newton)

Power up your imagination! Get your inventiveness in gear! For an industrial strength museum experience, come visit the Charles River Museum of Industry.

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Museum
Gore Place

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Located in Waltham, MA (2 miles from Newton)

Gore Place Society's mission is to preserve and promote the 1806 estate of Christopher and Rebecca Gore as a unique educational resource to inspire an appreciation of early 19 th century America.

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Museum
Longyear Museum

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Located in Brookline, MA (2 miles from Newton)

Longyear Museum, conveniently located just outside Boston and easily accessible by public transportation, offers exhibits, publications, and programs about the life of Mary Baker Eddy, one of America’s most noted women, as well as tours of several houses where she once lived.

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Museum
Old State House

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Located in Boston, MA (3 miles from Newton)

Built in 1713, the Old State House was a seat of British power and site of the Boston Massacre. It became a point of origin for vital debates about self-government that sparked the Revolution. Today it serves as a museum where all people can come together to connect to our shared history.

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Historic Tour
Robert T. Lynch Municipal Golf Course

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Located in Brookline, MA (3 miles from Newton)

This 18 hole public golf course was designed and built by Stiles and Van Kleek in 1931.

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Golf
Emerald Necklace Conservancy

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Located in Boston, MA (4 miles from Newton)

In the heart of Boston and extending to Brookline, the historic Emerald Necklace park system serves as the backyard for city residents and a destination for more than one million visitors each year. Stretching from Back Bay to Dorchester, this inviting green space connects people and nature, just as landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted intended when he designed it more than 100 years ago.

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Gardens Hiking Park

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