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Hennessey II


Quick Facts

Parcel Name: Hennessey II

Address: Old Westboro Rd and Estabrook Rd

Size: 47.0 acres

Owner: Town of Grafton

Acquired: 2000

Conservation Restriction: No

Trails: Yes

Biking: Yes

Horseback Riding: Yes

Canoe Launch: No

Hunting: Yes

Fishing: No

Camping: Yes

Swimming: No


In May of 2003, Grafton voters approved the purchase of the 47-acre Hennessey property for $1.1 million from Robert N. Hennessy.  This parcel is bounded by the Massachusetts Turnpike on the North, Old Westboro Road on the West, and Estabrook Road (classified as a 'scenic road') on the South.  It is currently a series of open farm meadows enclosed by old New England stone walls and stands of emerging growth vegetation (small caliper trees and moderately sized shrubs) located around the meadow's perimeter.

A stream traverses the property, beginning at the Northeastern corner at a large wetland area, flowing in an approximately southwesterly direction through the center of the parcel.  Some rock outcrops are also visible in several meadows in the Western portion o f the site.



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