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Constitution
6th State

Facts (State History Facts)
Massachusetts was the birthplace of Thanksgiving. Pilgrims sailed to America on the Mayflower and started the Plymouth Colony. Plymouth rock is where the Pilgrims first docked in the New World.

Presidental Birthplace:
John Adams, 1797-1801
John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1961-1963
George Herbert Walker Bush, 1989-1993

Museums, Historic Sites and Reinactments
Nantucket
The Whaling Museum
Peter Foulger Museum and Research Center
Oldest House
Old Mill
Hadwen House
Quaker Meeting House
Macy- Christian House
The Coffin School
Nantucket Life Saving Museum
Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Maria Mitchell Birthplace: Maria Mitchell Association
Hinchman House
Maria Mitchell Observatory
Science Library
Nantucket Atheneum
The First Congregational Church
The Unitarian Universalist Church
Great Point Lighthouse: Far Northern Tip of the Island
Sankaty Head Lighthouse: Easternmost Point of the Island
Brant Point Lighthouse: Built in 1746. The second lighthouse built in America.
The African School and Church - 228-4058
Native American Burial Ground

Records

Sports History
The game of Basketball was conceived in Massachusetts by James Naismith

Historical Societies, History Information and Resources



See Also
US History and Museums: History Information Sites, Historical Documents, U.S. Presidents, Antiques, Records and More.



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