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Opened in 1979, the Plumbing Museum is a museum dedicated to displaying information and exhibits solely about the trade of plumbing from history to present day. The museum is popular among fellow plumbers, tradesmen, and other curious individuals.
The 6-acre Forte Memorial Park is a recreational park that has a pre-school play area with swings. The park also features a city memorial site, a lighted basketball court, bocce ball courts, and a stage performance area.
Originally opened in 1916, the Chatham Orpheum Theater was the first movie house in the area. It continues to serve the community with updated projection technologies including 3-D and 6.1 Surround Sound on two theater screens.
Puddlestompers Nature Exploration is a nature exploration company that provides child drop-off programs, educational classes for people of all ages, and a summer camp for youths. The company also provides birthday party packages.
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History buffs will appreciate a visit to Jackson Homestead and Museum. Built in 1809, this house has historical significance as a station on the Underground Railroad prior to the Civil War. Among the displays at the museum is a cellar in which slaves may have hidden.
Mt. Auburn Cemetery was established in 1831 as the country's first garden cemetery and its grounds still contain a varied rolling landscape full of numerous hills, woodlands and ponds. The Cemetery is also a horticultural site with more than 700 species of trees and shrubs planted here.
Formed by retreating glaciers, Fresh Pond Reservation refers to the kettle-hole lake and its surrounding area. A two mile perimeter road hosts biking, hiking and roller blading, and birders find many opportunities to spot local, migratory and songbirds.