Introduction to Boxford, Massachusetts
The earliest settler arrived in the area, now called Boxford, in 1646. The town, which was officially incorporated in 1685, was named after a town in the United Kingdom with the same name. Boxford was founded in 1629, by the Eames family, who had roots in Scotland and Britain. Essex County was created on May 1643. It is well known that Elbridge Gerry districted the area into the shape of a salamander.
Boxford and Nearby Attractions
- Stone Zoo
- Brocklebank Museum
- Bradley Palmer State Park
- Brooks Estate
Things To Do In Boxford
There are numerous parks near Boxford, inlcuding Bradley Palmer State Park, Harold Parker State Forest, Georgetown Rowley State Forest, and Willowdale State Forest. Some of the local museums are Brocklebank Museum, Glen Magna Farms, Museum of Printing, and Wenham Museum. Popular historical sites are the Brooks Estate, the Elizabeth Boit House, the Gropius House, and the Hammond Castle. Nearby attractions include Stone Zoo and Witch Hollow Farm.
Flights are available at General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport.
Boxford Higher Education
Colleges nearby include Andover Newton Theological School, Art Institute of Boston, and Atlantic Union College.