Massachusetts History and Museums

Massachusetts History, Historical Sites and Societies, Antiques and Museums


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:

Museums, Historic Sites and Reinactments

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Boston Museum of Science
  • Children's Museum, Boston
  • Deerfield Museum: Deerfield, MA
  • Old Salem Museums and Gardens: 4 Museums
  • 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

Sports History

The game of Basketball was conceived in Massachusetts by James Naismith

Online and Downloadable lectures you can listen to and learn from in your car. Learn the True History and Economics they did not teach you.

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  • US History and Museums: History Information Sites, Historical Documents, U.S. Presidents, Antiques, Records and More.

Last updated on November 03, 2021