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Taunton Public Library is located at Taunton, Massachusetts. This historic public library was built in 1903 C.E and was designed by architect Ross,Albert R. The library got added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on July 5, 1984.
Mount Pleasant Cemetery is one of the earliest cemeteries in the country to adopt a garden setting for a burial ground. Though it was officially opened in 1836, it can trace back its history as far back as the year 1710, from which the cemetery's oldest tombstone exists. The cemetery also contains the graves of several soldiers dating from the American Revolution to World War II.
Located across the River Street, War Memorial Park is included in the National Register of Historic Places. This historical park can also be hired for private as well as corporate events.
Located right next to the Mansfield High School, the Qualters Middle School provides a comprehensive education. Operated under the Mansfield Public Schools network, this school offers students an extensive syllabus that is developed to bring out the students’ potential and make them realize their capability. As its ideal, the school recognizes individual uniqueness and urges its students to adopt an attitude of tolerance and respect towards each other. The school is also the venue for the prominent New England Folk Festival, so non-students can also be interested in visiting this school. See the website for more information
A prominent part of the Mansfield Public Schools System, the Mansfield High School believes in providing a wholesome learning experience to its students, concentrating not only on their academic excellence, but also on their social and emotional welfare. The school does this through an extensive curriculum and an involving extra-curricular approach. The Mansfield High School is also the venue for the New England Folk Festival. See the website for more information.
The H.H. Richardson Historic District of North Easton is a beautiful area which has buildings that date back to the 17th Century. There are five historically significant buildings that contribute to the district's beauty. This area is designated as a National Historic Landmark and also has a spot in the National Register of Historic Places. A stroll down this charming little district will take you back in the olden days.
Located in Borderland State Park, the Ames Mansion was the private home of Oakes Ames, the orchid hunter who travelled the world. Ames and his wife Blanche Ames Ames, the founder of Women's Birth Control League, built the house in 1912. Featuring tapestries, mysterious studios and many intriguing objects that remained largely unchanged since the mansion's establishment, the Ames Mansion makes for an interesting visit. One of the most interesting sites in the house is the complicated-looking swimming pool that might have served another purpose than just swimming. Visitors usually draw their own inferences about the use of the pool since Ames Ames was the only person who knew better.
Gardner J. Kingman House is located in Brockton, Massachusetts. It was designed by architect Wesley Lyng Minor and was built in 1886. The building has a Queen Anne style of architecture and was added to the National Historic Register in July 25, 1977.
The Capron Park Zoo was established in 1937 on land donated by the Capron family. The zoo houses many animal species including Japanese Macaque, Red Kangaroo and Fennec Fox. Visit the animal exhibits, buy souvenirs from the gift shop, volunteer, join an educational program or celebrate your birthday at the zoo. Pick your favorite way to spend fun- filled hours at the Capron Park Zoo. It is advisable for visitors to check with the zoo regarding closures before planning a visit.
This historically accurate one hundred sixty nine foot tall reproduction of the HMS Bounty was built and used for the filming of the movie
Built in the year 1902, the Snow Fountain and Clock is a clock that is located on a triangular island. The base that features a fountain and made up of granite is a place that people of the city would quench their thirst. Also little effigies of a dog and a cat, with a bowl are placed at the foot level for each. This beautiful was clock was thr pride of the city and was listed on the register of NAtional Historic Places in the year 1978.
D.W. Field Park is a historic park in the heart of Brockton, Massachusetts. It is naturally replete with slopes, waterfalls, wildlife and native trees. The park got its name from its founder Daniel Waldo Field who donated the park to the City of Brockton. The park is open to visitors and is maintained by the D.W. Field Park Association. It was added to National Register of Historic Places on November 24, 2000.