Introduction to Pembroke, Massachusetts
Pembroke, Massachusetts, in Plymouth county, is 10 miles NW of Plymouth, Massachusetts and 23 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts. Part of the surrounding Brockton metro area, Pembroke is home to some 16,927 residents.
This area was originally inhabited by the Native American tribes of Wampanoag and Massachuset. They were essentially fishermen and farmers. Robert Barker and Dolor Davis were the first European settlers. They came to this area in 1650. The town was initially a part of Duxbury before being incorporated as a town in its own right in 1712.
Pembroke and nearby Attractions
- Pilgrim Hall Museum
- Pembroke Historical Society
- Hanover Historical Society
- USVI Rock Climbing
- Plymouth Bay Winery
- Reel Time Fishing Incorporated
Things To Do In Pembroke
The recreation department of Pembroke arranges many activities for its residents. The town also has golf courses, campgrounds and parks where one can relax, as well as participate in fitness activities and sports. Culturally minded people can visit any of the several museums and historical sites in Pembroke.
Air transportation is provided by Boston Logan International Airport.
Pembroke Higher Education
Bridgewater State College is the nearest institution of higher education.