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Minute Man National Historical Park is the site where the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War was fought. The park houses multiple historic sites including the Wayside which was home to many notable authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Believed to have been formed by retreating glaciers thousands of years ago, Walden Pond is best known as the place where the famous writer Henry David Thoreau spent two years of his life and recorded his experiences in a inspirational book titled 'Walden'.
The Hapgood Wright Town Forest is a forest conservation area dedicated to protecting the natural environment located within the many local acres. The forest features numerous nature trails popular among walkers and hikers.
Craft beer Night Shift Brewing is a small-batch brewery house. Patrons can bring their own food and partake in sampling seasonal, year-round or specialty beers that are hand-bottled and poured on draft in small pours, flights or large pour servings.
A 16-screen movie theater, Showcase Cinema de Lux Randolph offers first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater provides stadium seating, concession stands, a food court and an in-theater 'Lux Level' dining experience offering wait service.
Immortalized in literature by the great American author Henry David Thoreau, Walden Pond State Reservation preserves the pond, Thoreau's cabin, and the surrounding environs for visitors to experience. The reservation offers year-round programs and guided tours.
The 200-acre Verrill Farm comprises of both primary farmland as well as wildlife habitat, wetlands and woodlands. The farm offers fresh produce comprising of fruits and vegetables and also maintain a restaurant and a bakery which is best known for its pies.
United First Parish Church is also known as the Church of the Presidents as it is the final resting place of two U.S. Presidents, namely John Adams and John Quincy Adams as well as their wives. The structure comprises of a unique domed ceiling and a mahogany altar.
The site of one of the most notable literary works in our country, the Thoreau House, inspired Henry Thoreau to write Walden. The small cabin in the woods is a quaint space with only the necessities, including a cot, fireplace, and a writing table.