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Adams National Historical Park

Adams National Historical Park
Quincy, Massachusetts
This National Historical Park contains the home of presidents John and John Quincy Adams. It features the house, the surrounding farmland and several other buildings, including the Stone Library.

Boston Public Library

Boston Public Library
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02116
The Boston Public Library is the largest municipal public library in the United States and is the third-largest library in the country. It was the first public library to allow people to borrow books and other materials and take them home to read and use.

Copley Square

Copley Square
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02116
The square was created following the 1858 filling of most of the Back Bay Fens. Named for the American portraitist John Singleton Copley, the square is surrounded by some of Boston's most well-known buildings.

Copley Square Hotel

Copley Square Hotel
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02116
The Copley Square Hotel was built in 1891 and is Boston's second-oldest hotel in continuous operation. The seven-floor hotel is mainly constructed of brick, and recently was given a thorough remodeling.

Massachusetts State House

Massachusetts State House
Boston, Massachusetts, 02133
The building is situated on 6.7 acres (27,000 m2) of land on top of Beacon Hill in Boston. The dome is topped with a pine cone, symbolizing both the importance of Boston's lumber industry in the early colonial days.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has over 400,000 objects in its collection, the second largest permanent museum collection in the United States after the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

National Monument to the Forefathers (Pilgrim Monument)

National Monument to the Forefathers (Pilgrim Monument)
Plymouth, Massachusetts
It's not an official National Monument, but it was renamed to show that it is dedicated to the entire nation and to keep it from being confused with another monument in the same town called "Pilgrim Monument."

Pilgrim Monument

Pilgrim Monument
Provincetown, Massachusetts
The Pilgrim Monument was built between 1907 and 1910 to commemorate the first landfall of the Pilgrims in 1620 and the signing in Provincetown Harbor of the Mayflower Compact.

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Top 10 Most Popular Massachusetts Landmarks

  1. National Monument to the Forefathers (Pilgrim Monument)
  2. Massachusetts State House
  3. Boston Public Library
  4. Pilgrim Monument
  5. Museum of Fine Arts
  6. Adams National Historical Park
  7. Copley Square Hotel
  8. Copley Square
  9. Pilgrim Mother Statue
  10. William Ellery Channing Statue

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