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Middletown, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
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)
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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)
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)
The Permanent Collection at Danforth Art consists of approximately 3,500 objects in all media. The Museum has been building the collection since its founding in 1975, and actively collects and holds examples of American Art in all media from the early nineteenth century to the present day. (This excerpt taken from the Danforth Museum of Art 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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Dedham, MA
(range: 7 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)
More than a century ago, when ecology was a new word, our founders organized what is now called Native Plant Trust to stop the destruction of native plants. Today, as native plants face the greatest wave of threats since the last mass extinction, we are still a national leader in native plant conservation, horticulture, and education. We save native plants in the wild, grow them for gardens and restorations, and educate others on their value and use.  (This excerpt taken from the Native Plant Trust 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)
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Brookline, MA
(range: 7 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: 7 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)
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