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Cohasset Town Common in the Winter -- Cohasset, Massachusetts
The Cohasset Town Common.
Article, photo by Eric Hurwitz --
created for VisitingNewEngland.com on 2/22/2022 @newenglandinfo
Moral of the story, upfront: Never
consider the ride home from a travel destination as an afterthought.
Sometimes, the unexpected along the way brings just as much joy as the
Driving back after a memorable sunrise at
Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Mass., I decided to warm up from a
chilly coastal morning with a breakfast sandwich and green tea at the
quaint and cozy
Memories Bakery & Cafe in downtown Cohasset. After enjoying a
satisfying first meal of the day, I decided to reconnect with the
Cohasset Town Common -- a place I hadn't been in years. It was good to
After writing a book on 70-plus town greens in Massachusetts nearly six years ago,
the Cohasset Town Common has remained one of my favorites. That's
noteworthy considering how many beautiful town greens exist in
First, the Cohasset Town Common reveals one of
the best representations of a classic town common area in New England.
It is surrounded by magnificent historic homes (predominantly, Georgian and
Federalist-style) three churches, the First Parish Meeting House of
1747, a rectory and Cohasset Town Hall. The small pond lends a scenic
look when juxtaposed with the open land and historic preservation. It's
just great to sit on a bench and watch this live feature presentation
of traditional New England!
When in search of the real New England, make sure to put the Cohasset
Town Common on your list of places to see as part of a local day trip
vacation at the South Shore of Massachusetts.
Not too far from Cohasset:
CabbyShack restaurant in Plymouth
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