Introduction to Marshfield, Massachusetts
Marshfield, Massachusetts, in Plymouth county, is 9 miles N of Plymouth, Massachusetts and 25 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is considered part of the Boston metropolitan area. Marshfield has a population of 24,324.
Marshfield was originally inhabited by Native Americans, primarily comprising the Wampanoag Tribe. After the introduction of Christianity, it became a renowned pilgrim spot. Early explorers visited the city and left major footprints. The heritage buildings and plantations along the shoreline and old worshipping places speak volumes about those footprints. The shoreline of the city was reshaped by rising sea water.
Marshfield and nearby Attractions
- Marshfield Country Club
- Marshfield Plaza
- Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery
- First Congregational Church
- Chandler's Pond
- Furnace Brook
Things To Do In Marshfield
Marshfield is an ideal place for fishing and the marsh waters are enjoyable picnic spots. One can visit one of the many plantation areas within the city as well as in its outskirts. Small woodlands and reserved forests are also abundant and are good places to enjoy a vacation.
The nearest major airport is Boston Logan International.
Marshfield Higher Education
Higher education is offered by Bridgewater State College.