Introduction to Holden, Massachusetts
The town of Holden was originally a rural farming area. Holden was officially incorporated as a town on January 9, 1741. It was named after Samuel Holden, a merchant and philanthropist. In 1951, the town of Holden adopted a ’selectmen-Town Manager" form of government.
Holden and nearby Attractions
- Higgins Armory Museum - Worcester.
- Worcester Art Museum
- Green Hill Park
- Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Boston
Things To Do In Holden
The town of Holden features several scenic watersheds, open spaces and recreational areas. In addition, the town includes numerous unique shopping centers, restaurants, movie theaters and other entertainment options where you can relax during your leisure time.
The nearest airport is Worcester Regional.
Holden Higher Education
Quinsigamond Community College serves the area.