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Hassanamesit Woods


Quick Facts

Parcel Name: Hassanamesit Woods

Address: 13 Salisbury Street

Size: 202.0 acres

Owner: Town of Grafton

Acquired: 2004

Conservation Restriction: Yes

Trails: Yes

Biking: Yes

Horseback Riding: Yes

Canoe Launch: No

Hunting: Yes

Fishing: No

Camping: No

Swimming: No


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Once the site of a 'praying Indian village,' Hassanamesit's complex history and remarkable resources include an archaeological record, documented ownership by Nipmuc Indians through the 19th century, and an evolving agricultural and natural landscape that reflects its human uses. 




The Trust for Public Land, the Grafton Land Trust, the Town of Grafton Community Preservation Fund, and others


Archeological tour.

The history of Hassanamesit includes its ownership by Hassanamisco Indians of the Nipmuc Nation, its vital role in the agrarian history of Grafton, and its 20th century transformation. 

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