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100 Front Street

100 Front Street
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01608
Mercantile Center is a high-rise building in Downtown Worcester, Massachusetts. At 226 feet (69 m), the 19-story office tower is the third tallest building in Worcester.

Adams National Historical Park

Adams National Historical Park
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, 02169
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.

Burnside Fountain

Burnside Fountain
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01608
The Burnside Fountain is a non-functioning drinking fountain at the southeast corner of Worcester Common in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Cathedral of Saint Paul

Cathedral of Saint Paul
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01609
The Cathedral of Saint Paul is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester. Built between 1868 and 1889, it is one of the city's finest examples of Victorian Gothic architecture.

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.

EcoTarium

EcoTarium
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01604
The EcoTarium is a science and nature museum located in Worcester, Massachusetts.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Boston, Massachusetts, 02125
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library and museum of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States (1961-1963).

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.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 01105
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an American history museum and hall of fame. It serves as the sport's most complete library, in addition to promoting and preserving the history of basketball.

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."

New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02110
The New England Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to the main aquarium building, attractions at the New England Aquarium include the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch.

Old North Church

Old North Church
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02113
Old North Church (officially, Christ Church in the City of Boston) is the location from which the famous "One if by land, and two if by sea" signal is said to have been sent. This phrase is related to Paul Revere's midnight ride, of April 18, 1775.

Old Ship Church

Old Ship Church
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
The Old Ship Church is a Puritan church built in 1681 in Hingham, Massachusetts. It is the only surviving 17th-century Puritan meetinghouse in America. It occupies the oldest church building in continuous ecclesiastical use in the United States.

Old State House

Old State House
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
The Old State House is a historic building in Boston, Massachusetts. Built in 1713, it was the seat of the Massachusetts General Court until 1798. It is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States.

Paul Revere House

Paul Revere House
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02113
The Paul Revere House (1680) was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution. A National Historic Landmark, it is now operated as a nonprofit museum by the Paul Revere Memorial Association.

Pilgrim Monument

Pilgrim Monument
Provincetown, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, 02657
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.

Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Plimoth Plantation, founded in 1947, is a living history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, that exhibits the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists, some of whom later became known as Pilgrims.

Soldiers' Monument

Soldiers' Monument
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Soldiers' Monument is an American Civil War monument on Worcester Common in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dedicated July 15, 1874.

The Palladium

The Palladium
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01608
The Palladium is an all-ages concert hall and performance venue located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was designed by architect Arlan W. Johnson and opened as a theatre in 1928 as the Plymouth Theatre.

The Witch House

The Witch House
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, 01970
The Witch House was the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin and is the only structure still standing in Salem, Massachusetts with direct ties to the Salem witch trials of 1692.

Worcester Art Museum

Worcester Art Museum
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01609
The Worcester Art Museum houses over 38,000 works of art dating from antiquity to the present day and representing cultures from all over the world. WAM opened in 1898 in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Worcester City Hall

Worcester City Hall
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01608
The Worcester City Hall is a historic city hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester City Hall was designed by Peabody & Stearns and built by the Norcross Brothers in 1898.

Worcester Historical Museum

Worcester Historical Museum
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01609
The Worcester Historical Museum, located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts, was founded in 1875 as the Worcester Society of Antiquity. This museum is the only institution devoted entirely to local history and artifacts.

Worcester Plaza

Worcester Plaza
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01608
Worcester Plaza is a building located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts. Designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, it was completed in 1974, and is currently tied with Sky Mark Tower as the tallest building in Worcester.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts State Flag
Postal Code: MA
Capital City: Boston
Became a State:
Population: 6,794,422*
Area: 10,554.39 miles2 (27,335.90 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
Massachusetts State Symbols

Most Popular Massachusetts Landmarks

  1. Old North Church
  2. National Monument to the Forefathers (Pilgrim Monument)
  3. The Witch House
  4. Adams National Historical Park
  5. Pilgrim Monument
  6. Massachusetts State House
  7. Boston Public Library
  8. Copley Square
  9. Copley Square Hotel
  10. Museum of Fine Arts

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