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Waltham, MA
(range: 2 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)
Located in the Francis Cabot Lowell Mill, an icon of the American Industrial Revolution, the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation 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)
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Brookline, MA
(range: 2 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)
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Boston, MA
(range: 2 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)
Brookline Golf Course, officially refered to as The Robert T. Lynch Municipal, is located in the Putterham neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts, which was home to the legendary Francis Ouimet. Mr. Ouimet as an amateur, won the 1913 U.S. Open, which was played at The Country Club. The golf course is part of the portfolio of world-class recreation facilities by the Town of Brookline Recreation Department. (This excerpt taken from the Brookline Golf Course website)
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Boston, MA
(range: 3 miles)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Old State House website)
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Middletown, RI
(range: 4 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)
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)
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)
The Conservancy connects people and parks and conserves the Emerald Necklace through projects and programs that enrich the visitor experience and restore and renew the landscape, waterways and parkways. To steward the Emerald Necklace’s 1,100 acres of parkland extending from Boston’s Back Bay through Brookline and Jamaica Plain to Franklin Park in Dorchester, the Conservancy collaborates with its partners on advocacy, maintenance and restoration, education and access and promoting park stewardship through volunteer and youth programs. (This excerpt taken from the Emerald Necklace Conservancy website)
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