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A working museum, Lowell's Boat Shop is also a National Historic Landmark that has been in operation since 1793. The shop is dedicated to the craft of building wooden boats, and hosts an apprentice program and other educational events.
Guests and members can enjoy a variety of fitness programs and tennis instruction at the Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club. The health club also features pickelball, racquet ball, archery, wallyball, and a pro shop.
With an outdoor arena for horseback riding, Hidden Pond Farm & Stables covers 40 acres of woodland. The farm organizes horseback rides through the surrounding trails. Visitors can also board their horses here for a flat rate.
The family home of the first Commander-in-Chief of the American Revolution has been preserved as the Artemus Ward House and Museum. General Artemus Ward moved his family into this now historic home in 1763, and it features multiple exhibits about the military hero and daily life during the American Revolution.