25 Famous Landmarks in Massachusetts to Visit Story

By Lauren Rey

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in Massachusetts to Visit Story

There are many famous landmarks in Massachusetts to see; the state is steeped in the...

LANDMARK 1

Boston National Historical Park

Boston National Historical Park is a collection of several historic sites relating to the American...

LANDMARK 2

Cape Cod National Seashore

Cape Cod National Seashore covers 68 square miles of the eastern shores of Cape Cod...

LANDMARK 3

USS Constitution Museum

One of the most notable stops on the Boston Freedom Trail, the USS Constitution Museum...

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LANDMARK 4

Plymouth Rock

Known as the site where pilgrims first landed in 1620, Plymouth Rock has become a...

LANDMARK 5

Adams National Historical Park

Adams National Historical Park preserves the history of the Adams Family from 1720 to 1927...

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LANDMARK 6

Boston Common

Known as "America's oldest park," Boston Common was founded in 1634. This 50-acre park is...

LANDMARK 7

Boston Public Garden

Directly adjacent to the Boston Common, the Boston Public Garden is another of Boston's oldest...

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LANDMARK 8

American Antiquarian Society

Founded in 1812, the American Antiquarian Society houses the largest collection of American historical literature...

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LANDMARK 9

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is an interactive museum experience on the Boston...

LANDMARK 10

The Paul Revere House

Built in 1680, the Paul Revere House is one of the oldest historical sites in...

LANDMARK 11

Harvard University

Harvard University is one of the most renowned Ivy League schools in America, with three...

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Harvard Museum of Natural History

Located within Harvard University, the Harvard Museum of Natural History houses an impressive collection of...

LANDMARK 13

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is one of the most famous landmarks of Massachusetts...

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace, also known as Quincy Market, is a historic downtown Boston marketplace filled...

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LANDMARK 15

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum was opened in 1903 by famed art collector and philanthropist...

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LANDMARK 16

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum was dedicated to preserving the legacy of John F...

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LANDMARK 17

Massachusetts State House

Built in 1798, the Massachusetts State House is one of the oldest working state capitols...

LANDMARK 18

Minute Man National Historical Park

On April 19th, 1775, the first armed conflict of the American Revolutionary War took place...

LANDMARK 19

Old North Church

Built in 1723, the Old North Church is the oldest church in Boston. It was...

LANDMARK 20

Peabody Essex Museum

Another of Boston's iconic museums, the Peabody Essex, features an impressive collection of over one...

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LANDMARK 21

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

The Salem Maritime National Historic Site consists of nine acres of historic sites along the...

LANDMARK 22

Old South Meeting House

Another iconic stop on the Boston Freedom Trail, the Old South Meeting House, was built...

LANDMARK 23

Flying Horses Carousel

The Flying Horses Carousel debuted in 1876 in New York's famous Coney Island amusement park...

LANDMARK 24

Plimoth Patuxet Museums

The Plimoth Patuxet Museums are a unique set of living history museums that transport visitors...

LANDMARK 25

Ralph Waldo Emerson House

The Ralph Waldo Emerson house is a historic landmark and popular attraction in Concord, Massachusetts...

Conclusion

In Summary

Whether visiting one of the museums or historical places in Massachusetts, you're sure to gain...

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