Parks in Massachusetts

The park is located in Quincy, MA and encompasses 5 generations of the Adam's family. The site includes the birthplaces of John and John Quincy,Adams, the "Old House" which was home to 4 generations of Adam's, and the Stone Library which is home to more t



The site includes 15 pre-Civil War structures relating to the history of Boston's 19th century African-American community. The sites are linked by the 1.6 mile (2.5 km) Black Heritage Trail.
Boston Harbor Islands national park area includes 34 islands situated within the Greater Boston shoreline. The islands are rich in natural and cultural resources.
Boston National Historic Park includes Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Faneuil Hall, the Paul Revere House and Old North Church. In the city ol Charlestown, included are the Bunker Hill Monument and the Charlestown Navy Yard. Most of the histori


Cape Cod National Seashore comprises 43,604 acres of shoreline and upland landscape features, including a forty-mile long stretch of pristine sandy beach, dozens of clear, deep, freshwater kettle ponds, and upland scenes that depict evidence of how people



The Area features historic seaports and New England town commons, industrial mills and pristine beaches, renowned museums and wildlife refuges, working farms and inviting natural trails.


John F. Kennedy National Historic Site preserves the birthplace in 1917 and boyhood home of the 35th President of the United States, and represents the social and political beginnings of one of the world's most prominent families.




For almost half a century (1837-1882) this was the home of one of the world's foremost poets, scholars and educators, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Longfellow House was a favorite gathering place for many prominent philosophers and artists including Ralph W
The history of America's Industrial Revolution is commemorated in Lowell, Massachusetts. The park includes textile mills, worker housing, 5.6 miles of canals, and 19th-century commercial buildings.


Created in 1959, Minute Man National Historical Park preserves and protects the significant historic sites, structures, properties and landscapes associated with the opening battles of the American Revolution. Today, Minute Man consists of over 900 acres




New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park commemorates the world's preeminent whaling port during the 19th century. A variety of cultural landscapes, historic buildings, museum collections, and archives preserve this history and recount the stories of




The Site documents the development of the Atlantic triangular trade during the colonial period, the role of privateering during the Revolutionary War, and the international maritime trade, especially with the Far East..
This is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America, 1646-1668. It includes the reconstructed blast furnace, forge, rolling mill, and a restored seventeenth century house.

After nearly two centuries of continuous production of rifles and muskets used by Americas armed forces in every war in the nations history, the armory closed its gates and fell silent. Reopened in 1978 as the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, th




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Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. The Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush...
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Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.
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