Introduction to Everett, Massachusetts
Everett was originally a part of Charlestown, and later, of Malden. The first settlers arrived here in 1630, and the community was named after the statesman, Edward Everett. Everett was incorporated in the year 1870 as a town, but after tallying population figures a few years down the line, it was decided that the town could become a city. Therefore, in 1892, the Massachusetts Legislature incorporated it as the City Everett.
Everett and nearby Attractions
- Everett Square
- Whidden Memorial Hospital Medical Library
- Mystic River Industrial Park
- Everett City Hall
- Elm Street Baptist Church
- Woodlawn Cemetery
Things To Do In Everett
On a trip to Everett, one can pay a visit to the various historical destinations like the Boston Children's Museum, the New England Conservatory of Music, and the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site. There are also several public libraries, churches and cemeteries that say a lot about the history and culture of Everett. One of the best ways of exploring the city is by talking a walk down the Freedom Trail, which will take one around all the important sites and attractions of the city. There are also a number of parks that offer recreational facilities for both adults and children. Enthusiastic shoppers can take advantage of the numerous plazas dotting the streets of the city.
Air transportation is available from Boston Logan International Airport.
Everett Higher Education
The local college is Bunker Hill Community College.