Introduction to Sudbury, Massachusetts
Sudbury, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 8 miles N of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center) and 18 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is considered part of the Boston metropolitan area. Sudbury has a population of 16,841.
In 1638, Sudbury was first settled in. In 1639, it was incorporated as a town. The Wayside Inn is one of the noted historical landmarks of the town as is the country's oldest operating inn. This inn originally belonged to the Howe family. Later on, Henry Ford owned it, between 1923 and 1940. He expanded the property, which includes the Old Grist Mill, a boy’s school, Redstone Schoolhouse and the Martha-Mary Chapel. During the post-war period, there was a rapid growth of industry and population in Sudbury. It also included a number of greenhouse operations and was one of the major carnation growing towns.
Sudbury and nearby Attractions
- Martha Mary Chapel
- Minute Man National Historical Park
- Olive Garden
- First Parish of Sudbury
Things To Do In Sudbury
There are many historical sites and churches in Sudbury. The town also includes shopping centers, theaters and restaurants as well as a number of sports facilities. Each June, the town of Sudbury organizes the RiverFest.
Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport.
Sudbury Higher Education
Framingham State College is close to the town.