Massachusetts – the Bay State
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Massachusetts Online Extras
Massachusetts State Bird: Black-capped Chickadee
Top Five Facts
1. ) Harvard University was the nation’s first college, founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1635.
2. ) Boston was the site of the nation’s first public school, public park, and newspaper.
3. ) The Professional basketball Hall-of-Fame is located in Springfield.
4. ) Springfield, Massachusetts is the largest Springfield in America (there are at least 32 of them).
5. ) Boston’s Harvard University has the world’s third largest library.
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Freedom Trail – Boston
Selected Massachusetts Video – Salem Village