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Marion, Mass.

by Eric H.

Geraldo Rivera has roots here, but we can safely say Marion, Mass., is nowhere near as flamboyant as the journalistic legend. As one of New England's quiet masterpieces -- and an underrated one at that -- Marion is near Cape Cod (or is part of Cape Cod, depending on who you talk with) and has some of New England's most impressive homes with white picket fences, a few stores including the great Marion Country Store, the famous Tabor Academy preparatory school and a laid-back scenic Cape Cod-style harbor. The antithesis of an outlet/strip mall vacation town, Marion has steadfastly held onto its Yankee feel, as seen in its understated approach to everyday life. People here like to walk, say a "hello," and enjoy the peacefulness of another era. Those living in Marion know their community is one of the best ways to live in New England. (photo of downtown Marion by Eric H.)

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