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The Channel The history of state and the background of some national holidays are very interesting. In the early 17th century, the British have landed Massachusetts shores; they came to America at the legendary merchant ship called Mayflower in search of a better life. Indigenous inhabitants of the state, the Indians, helped foreign guests to settle at a new place. That significant event has happened in 1620. In 1621, the British along with indigenous people began gathering the first crop. The British were so pleased with their new life that they decided to organize a big celebration for the Indians; a sumptuous feast lasted for three days.
The population density in Massachusetts is low compared to other states; however, the concentration of attractions is quite high. There are world-famous natural landmarks, such as the … Open
It is believed that since there was Thanksgiving, which all inhabitants of America have being celebrating for nearly four hundred years. Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated at last Thursday of November; an essential attribute of the beautiful national holiday is stuffed turkey and pumpkin pie, as it is considered that the British have treated Indians with those dishes.
Those who want to meet interesting national traditions in Massachusetts should definitely go to Boston on the eve of one of the major holidays. Each of them is celebrated in a special way; even New Year's night is unlike festivities in many other cities in the United States. It was in Boston there was a tradition of First Night that involves a complete rejection of alcoholic drinks on the first night of the new year. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Massachusetts appeals to both fans of active rest and those who prefer to spend time away from civilization in a calm and cozy ambience. There is an incredibly beautiful nature appealing to … Open
Every year, Boston Early Music Festival is held. It is an event that will impress every audiophile without exception. The festival is attended by world-famous musical groups that perform music in the Baroque and Renaissance styles, as well as classical and medieval music that has long lost much popularity. Concerts are held one by one from early morning until late at night; guests can diversify their leisure participating in interesting recreational activities.
First Act of Resistance In recent years, the festival features a very interesting exhibition and educational lectures; the holiday is becoming larger and more popular. The culture and traditions of Massachusetts are incredibly interesting and varied; they differ with special flavor and charm. The locals are proud of their culture and are always willing to share it with foreign guests.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Massachusetts
♥   Annunciation Cathedral, Roslindale, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Boston, 24.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston, 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Madonna, Queen of the Universe National Shrine, East Boston, 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Paul’s Cathedral, Worcester, 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Attleboro, 53.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Joseph Basilica, Webster, 56.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Museum of Bad Art

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Travelers who are interested in contemporary art can visit the original art museum located in the American city of Dedem. In the Museum of Poor Art, the collection of unique works is presented, each of which can at least be described as strange. The first branch of the museum in Dedem was opened in 1993, when its founder, the antiques dealer Skott Wilson, had the rather large collection of paintings. … Read further
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Massachusetts. Learn the best periods to visit Massachusetts to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Massachusetts.
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