From Massachusett Indian tribe meaning “a large hill place”.
In the New England region.
Plymouth, Massachusetts: Tthe second permanent English settlement in North America.
February 6, 1788: Entered the Union.
The first U.S. state to abolish slavery.
Boston: The largest city.
Cambridge: Home to Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Cape Cod: Beaches and majestic dunes.
Martha’s Vineyard: An island with beautiful summer weather.
Nantucket Island: a popular sun resort.