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The Northfield Center Cemetery is a historic burial ground in Northfield. The long road that leads to this cemetery is line with trees, and the verdant surroundings makes it a serene place for reflection. In 2004, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Take six year-old Bobby and Uncle Joe on these five to ten mile-boat trips suitable for younger rafters and adults interested in an easy to difficult whitewater experience. Splash your way down the gentle curves of the dappled tree-lined Deerfield River trying a first-time rafting journey, with opportunities for swimming and savoring tasty riverside morsels or a cookout prepared by your guide.
Located at a place that features a picturesque beauty, with historic trails, foothills, seasonal recreational activities, and the natural beauty that surrounds the place is the Shelburne Falls. This historic village features beautiful Bridges of Flowers, soda fountain, coffee shop, trolley museum, restaurants, bookstores, newstands, grocery stores, etc. The trolley bridge is a bridge located over the Deerfield River which is maintained by the Shelburne Falls Women's Club that features a floral display from the months of April through October. It also includes artisit' galleries and also the second largest bowling alley of the country.
A derelict bridge from the early 20th Century has been transformed into a scenic one known as, Bridge of Flowers. Located in the heart of Shelburne Falls, connecting Water Street in the east to State Street in the west over the Deerfield River, this structure was once used as a trolley bridge. After it went into disuse in 1927, management of the bridge was taken over by the Shelburne Falls Women’s Club and work on the improvement of the bridge began in 1929. In 1983, a restoration project gave this bridge a more beautiful look. From April to October, the bridge is covered in a variety of flowers, ranging across Dahlias, Crocosmia, Daylillies, Echinaceas, Mystic Illusion and many more, that makes it a vibrant chrome-filled attraction.
Located in Fitzwilliam is the Rhododendron State Park that is spread over the Little Monadnock Mountain covering an area of approximately 2723 acres (1101.96 hectares). Out of this vast land, the park is replete with Rhododendron maximum, the native blooms that are enlisted as a National Natural Landmark. Apart from the rhododendron, there are cranberries, wintergreen, heathers and many other shrubs that are at full bloom in mid-July. Open to public for picnics and hiking, most of the areas within the park are pet-friendly.
A series of 13 historic homes line Old Main Street in beautiful Deerfield, Massachusetts. Part of the campus of Deerfield Academy, Historic Deerfield allows visitors to tour the different homes to see what life was like during the 18th and 19th Centuries in this farming community. Deerfield also houses a working farm and garden, over 27,000 historic objects, and a comprehensive research library. The Flynt Center of Early New England Life is home to a variety of artwork and sits on several acres of lovely countryside. There is also a museum store that offers literature, trinkets and handicrafts relating to Deerfield's history.
Stretching across the Mill Brook, the Bissell Bridge is truss bridge that was built in 1951. Measuring up to 92 feet (28 meters) in length, the structure was named for the local resident Henry W. Bissell whose house lies very close to the bridge. The historic bridge was enlisted a part of the US National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
Buddhist Peace Pagodas are built in a hope to inspire peace and harmony within the surrounding communities. The Nipponzan-Myōhōji Peace Pagoda in Leverett, MA was built with the help from students of the Franklin County Technical School in 1986. Featuring a lily pond and plenty of space to sit and relax, it is visited by many tourists and locals. True to its purpose, a visit here brings over a serene calm and inspires a sense of respect for all human lives.
The Pequoig Hotel stands as a renowned historical hotel in the Athol region in the U.S. State of Massachusetts. The monumental hotel site is precisely situated on the Main Street. It was constructed in 1894. The structure is a block long building built by utilizing dark brown brick elements. The hotel is magnificently constructed four levels high from the bridge. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Whitaker-Clary House stands as one of the most significant and stellar houses on the Elm Street. The building is a brilliant structure that dates back to 1816. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, this house displays collection pertaining to the historical heritage of the Swift River Valley. Original objects and artifacts of the house were sold off in an auction by its previous occupants.
The landmark Athol edifice has functioned as a meetinghouse, town hall, women’s club and historical society headquarters since its construction in the 1820s. This popular town attraction was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
An beautiful and scenic farm, the Rockingham Hill Farm is the perfect getaway for all those who are tired of the concrete jungle of the city and want a respite in the green surrounds. The farm is also used as an events space to host concerts, theater shows and events like Halloween parties. If you are looking for some relaxation or want to explore the local life of the city, Rockingham Hill Farm is the place to go.