Hingham

Overview

Introduction

Driving southest 15 mi/25 km along the winding road from Boston (Highway 228), you'll reach Hingham, Massachusetts, a delightful town with a boulevardlike main street and lavish 18th- and 19th-century houses set off by gracious lawns. The elegant town center is the site of Old Ship Church, the oldest wooden church in continuous use in the nation. It was built in 1681 by ship carpenters. World's End Reservation, a 250-acre/100-hectare harborside estate, was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, architect of New York's Central Park and Boston's chain of nine parks that form the Emerald Necklace.

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