Introduction to Halifax, Massachusetts
Halifax was settled in 1669 by the Bosworth family, who came from Bosworth Fields in England. Halifax was a part of Plympton until 1734, when it was incorporated as a separate town. The community, which was named for Halifax, West Yorkshire in England, first saw railroad in the nineteenth century. The town is ub Plymouth County, which was founded in 1685.
Halifax and Nearby Attractions
- Marine Museum at Fall River
- John Quincy Adams Birthplace
- Sandwich Glass Museum
- Shawme - Crowell State Forest
- Myles Standish Monument State Reservation
Things To Do In Halifax
Halifax has several parks and playgrounds such as the Richmond Park, Lyon Park, and Camp Ousamequin. The Halifax Country Club provides an opportunity to golf. Local churches include Lady of the Lake Church and Saint Davids Episcopal Church. Some nearby museums are the Adams National Historic Site, the William Hickling Prescott House, the Old Bridgewater Historical Society Museum, the Children's Museum in Easton, and the Marine Museum at Fall River.
Air transportation is available from General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport.
Halifax Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Bridgewater State College, Stonehill College, and Massasoit Community College.