Historical Sites around Boston, MA

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Roxbury Heritage State Park

Roxbury Heritage State Park
183 Roxburt street
Boston, MA
The Dillaway-Thomas House at Roxbury Heritage State Park was built in 1750 and served as headquarters for General John Thomas and the Continental A...
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Quincy Shores Reservation

Quincy Shores Reservation
East Squantum Street
Quincy, MA
Open year round, dawn to dusk. Bathhouse open July to September. Quincy Shore Reservation offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Quincy Sh...
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Brook Farm Historic Site

Brook Farm Historic Site
670 Baker St
Boston, MA
This National Historic Landmark is 179 acres of rolling fields, woodland and wetland and was the location of the experimental society of Transcende...
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The Fairbanks House

The Fairbanks House
511 East Street
Dedham, MA
The Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA is thought to be the oldest standing timber frame building in North America. Built circa 1637-1641 for Jonathan a...
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Fort Revere

Fort Revere
60 Farina Road
Hull, MA
Fort Revere Park is an 8+ acre historic site located atop Telegraph Hill in Hull Village. The Park contains the remains of two seacoast fortificati...
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Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Salem Maritime National Historic Site
160 Derby St
Salem, MA
When the United States was young, ships from Salem, Massachusetts helped to build the new nation's economy by carrying cargo back and forth from th...
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Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Myles Standish Monument State Reservation
Crescent St
Duxbury, MA
High atop Captain's Hill, 200 feet above sea level, stands the Myles Standish Monument, a 116-foot granite shaft crowned by a 14-foot statue of Cap...
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Taylor Mill State Historic Site

Taylor Mill State Historic Site
242 Island Pond Road
Derry, NH
The 200-year old "Taylor Up and Down Sawmill" is the property of the State of New Hampshire and is cooperatively maintained and run by the Division...
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Pilgrim Memorial State Park

Pilgrim Memorial State Park
79 Water St
Plymouth, MA
Pilgrim Memorial SP is one of the most heavily visited parks in the state parks system.  Nearly one million people a year come from all over t...
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Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site

Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site
122 Rockingham Rd
Derry, NH
The Robert Frost Farm Historic Site was home to Robert Frost and his family from 1900-1911. Frost, one of the nation's most acclaimed poets whose w...
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Freetown-Fall River State Forest

Freetown-Fall River State Forest
Slab Bridge Rd
Assonet, MA
Just 5 minutes from Fall River and Taunton, and 15 minutes from New Bedford, Freetown State Forest is a vast tract of public land acquired over a t...
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White Island State Historic Site

White Island State Historic Site
The first lighthouse at the Isles of Shoals was erected on White Island in 1820. It was made out of stone and wood shingles. The White Island Light...
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Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site

Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site
375 Little Harbor Road
Portsmouth, NH
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion Historic Site is the former home of New Hampshire's first royal governor, Benning Wentworth, who served in office from 1...
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Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden

Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden
154 Market Street
Portsmouth, NH
A National Historic Landmark open to the public since 1912
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Fort Stark State Historic Site

Fort Stark State Historic Site
211 Wildrose Lane
New Castle, NH
Fort Stark Historic Site is located on a peninsula historically called Jerry's Point on the southeast corner of New Castle Island. It overlooks the...
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John Paul Jones State Historic Site

John Paul Jones State Historic Site
Route 1
Kittery, ME
In 1777, John Paul Jones' Sloop of War Ranger was built near this site. It commemorates that historic ship and provides information about...
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Fort Constitution State Historic Site

Fort Constitution State Historic Site
25 Wentworth Road
New Castle, NH
Fort Constitution State Historic Site is located on a peninsula on the northeast corner of New Castle Island. It overlooks both the Piscataqua Rive...
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Scusset Beach State Reservation

Scusset Beach State Reservation
20 Scusset Beach Rd
Sagamore Beach, MA
Scusset Beach is located on Cape Cod Bay at the east end of the Cape Cod Canal. It is a popular swimming and camping area. The 98-site camping...
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Fort McClary State Historic Site

Fort McClary State Historic Site
Route 103
Kittery Point, ME
For more than 275 years, a fort has stood to protect the approaches to the Piscataqua River at the southern gateway to Kittery, Maine. The most rec...
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