BLACKSTONE
Attraction Venue Information Address Description Price Range/Hrs Open Type
  Blackstone Gorge   Dramatic section of wild stretch of the Blackstone River with 80' drops surrounded by  Rhode Island/Mass bi-state 100 acre park for picnics and hiking 0 Outdoor Scenic, Adventure Kayaking, Hiking
  Blackstone Historical Museum   Local memorabilia and collections hosted in former home along Blackstone River 0 Local Blackstone History
  Daniels Farm   The 19th-century farmstead, outbuildings and abutting fields & 130 acres of woodlands on 180 acre scenic and historic property 0 Scenic & Historic 19th c farmstead & acreage
  East Blackstone Quaker Mtg House     Special Events Only Early Quaker Meeting House
  Triad Bridge
  Blackstone & Millville. A three tiered bridge erected in the late 1800s which crisscrosses the Blackstone River used for various railroad lines.    
  Wocjik Orchards        
 
DOUGLAS
  Breezy Picnic Waterslides   Family owned picnic grounds and Alpine slide on Whitins Reservoir. Summer Season. Rates Apply.  
  Douglas State Forest   4650 acres bordering Ct. and RI offering swimming, boating, fishing at Wallum Lake as well as miles of trails for recreational use of snowmobiling, horseback riding, skiing, hunting, hiking. Rare Atlantic cedar swampland accessible by boardwalk. 55 mile trail connected to 95 mile Mid-State trail system.    
Douglas Flea Market & Bosma Hoop Barn & 9 Hole Golf Course   Historic Dutch hoop barn open weekends Fri-Sun (& Mon holidays) with outside and inside flea market, auctions & collectibles Fri-Sun & Mon holidays  
  E.N.Jenckes Store and Museum   Century old general store offering insight to everyday needs and life within the community. Features dry goods section and much more restored by Douglas Historical Society. Open some weekends.  
 
       
 
       
 
GRAFTON
  Empress Fire Engine & Historic South Grafton Firehouse        
Grafton Common   An idyllic common area surrounded by historic Churches and an old stagecoach inn, town hall, and lovely country general store. Gazebo used in MGM movie taping 1934.    
  Hassanemessit        
  Hassanamisco Indian Reservation        
  Historic Sites in Town various      
  Oak Street Burial Ground        
  Polish National Home        
  Silver Lake        
  Washington Mills (Old NE Village)        
Willard House & Clock Museum (seen above) -

 

 

11 Willard Street, North Grafton, MA

 

Call 508-839-3500, e-mail at info@willardhouse.org

 

Over 80 clocks from America's premier 18th century clockmaking family, the Willards. Period costumes, old firearms, artifacts, historical collections.  is on the National Register of Historic Places and renowned for being one of America’s premier clockmakers. In 1766, Benjamin Willard began making quality timepieces in the small workshop. Within a few years, the younger Willard brothers continued manufacturing clocks at the site. By the early 19th century Simon Willard obtained a patent for his Improved Timepiece that was considered one of the most significant styles of 1800’s American timepieces.    
           
 
HOPEDALE
  Adin Ballou        
  Community House & Other Bldgs        
  Draper Mill        
  The Red Shop        
  Underground RR Plaque & Houses        
 
MENDON
           
  George Washington Trail        
  King Philip's War Site        
  Mendon Country Gift Barn   Penny candy, collectibles, finely crafted furniture in this country store located in an old restored barn. Various events. Visitor Center.    
           
Southwick Zoo   New England's largest zoo offers hundreds of rare birds and different animals. 30 acre deer park and wild cat habitat. Chimpanzee natural habitat soon. Special events, food service, pony rides, playground and picnic areas.    
           
 
MILLBURY
Asa Waters Mansion Asa Waters Mansion Elm Street, Millbury Gunmaker's Asa Waters 1832 homestead stands as Millbury's town jewel. Historical visitors and perhaps part of the Underground railroad.    
  Elm Draft House Movie House        
  Old Grass School House        
  Taft House        
  Stowe Farm        
 
MILLVILLE
           
  Chestnut Hill Meeting House   New England meeting house built in 1769 which is on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the oldest structures of its type in original condition. Tours and events.    
           
  Millville Lock   1827 built and best preserved canal lock on Blackstone River. #21 lock out of 48 from Providence to Worcester. Near Triad Bridge.    
  Triad Bridge   A three tiered bridge erected in the late 1800s which crisscrosses the Blackstone River used for various railroad lines.    
           

 

NORTHBRIDGE
Alternatives Complex        
  Lookout Rock   King Philip's lookout point when struggling against white settlers. Large granite rocks looking out upon a wonderful vista of the Blackstone River.    
  Plummers Landing        
  Tea House & Whitin Park        
  Whitin Community Center 60 Main St., Whitinsville, 01588 508-234-8184 Historic & Recreational center, pool, available for birthday parties, etc. Weight training, programs.    
SUTTON
         
  Blackstone National Golf Course        
           
           
  General Rufus Putnam House    Sutton Historical Society's home with early Sutton memorabilia. 508-865-2725.    
  Lake Manchaug        
           
           
           
  Purgatory Chasm   1300 State owned park and glacially formed gorge cut through solid granite roughly 14,000 years ago. Five trails, picnic area and nature program, children's slides and fun.    
           
  Vaillancourt Folk Art   Handpainted molded chalkware supplying more than 3000 stores nationwide. Studio and retail shop in 1800s colonial farmhouse with full display.    
Waters Farm Waters Road in Sutton, MA. Living history homestead with 130 acres of pasture and woods teaching N.E. way of life. A hilltop homestead built in 1757 by Stephen Waters, overlooks beautiful Lake Manchaug. With stunning views of the lake, barns, outbuildings, and pristine farmland, Waters Farm offers visitors a rare glimpse of 18th & 19th century New England farm life at its best. Stunning views at all times. Events only for farm. Mule & Donkey Show, Farm Days, Sleigh Rally.  
  Whittier Farm        

 

UPTON
         
  Beehive Chamber        
  CCC Camp        
           
           
  Spaightwood Gallery        
  Underground RR        
  Upton State Forest        
 
UXBRIDGE
           
           
           
           
           
  River Bend Farm Visitors Center        
  Skull Rock        
           
 
WORCESTER
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PACIFIC BEACH • BAY PARK
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