With all the manufactured gore that Halloween brings with it, we thought it might be an idea to remind you that you can see the real thing: The Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, MA, where Lizzie Borden famously gave her mother 40 whacks … with an axe.
The Mystic Whaler is a faithful reproduction of a late 19th century tall ship, offering everything from sailing vacations (2-, 3- and 5-day cruises) to shorter day trips (the Lobster Dinner Cruise, Sunday Brunch, and Sunset Cruises among them.) Its home port is New London, CT – very c
Old Sturbridge Village is New England’s largest outdoor living history museum, depicting life in an early 1830s rural New England village. Its more than 200 acres include a working farm, trade shops, historic homes, and water-powered mills.
Slater Mill is ground zero for the Industrial Revolution in America. The first water powered cotton spinning mill in North America, it was built on the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket by Samuel Slater, who brought the technology with him from England.
Slater Park has a bit of everything, from a small petting zoo to paddle boats to walking trail to a playground the kids will like. But the highlight of the park is undoubtedly the Looff Carousel, built by craftsman Charles I.D. Looff in 1895, that has resided at the park since 1910.