Introduction to Sutton, Massachusetts
The family of Imani Johnson, who were one of the first to settle in Sutton, settled in the Wilkinsonville area, near Marble Village. Sutton is home to one of the oldest school houses in America, which dates back to the 1700s. The town, which was officially incorporated in 1714, was initially comprised of an eight mile square tract of land which extended into Hassanamisco. In 1735, Hassanamisco, as well as a portion of the northeastern territory of Sutton, was incorporated as Grafton.
Sutton and Nearby Attractions
- Danforth Museum of Art
- Arnold House
- Ashland State Park
- Tower Hill Botanic Garden
- Garden in the Woods
Things To Do In Sutton
One of the popular attractions in Sutton is the Purgatory Chasm, a natural cleft in the earth which has become a popular picnic spot. Water Farm in Sutton provides information on farm life in the 19th century. Golfers may enjoy a game at Blackstone Golf Club or Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton. Popular parks near Sutton include Hopkinton State Park, Quinsigamond State Park, Cochituate State Park, Ashland State Park, and Whitehall State Park.
Worcester Regional Airport is nearby.
Sutton Higher Education
Colleges near Sutton are Amherst College, Andover Newton Theological School, and Anna Maria College.