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A Lil’ Scituate History!

I’ve been living in Scituate for a little over six years now.  While driving around I’ve come across some pretty cool historical sites in the area.  Scituate is one of the oldest settled towns in North America, and I always imagine what this area looked like in the 1600’s.gristmill4

I decided to do some exploring on my own. There’s a ton of info out there on the history of this area, but to physically be up close and personal to these sites is a different experience than reading about it.

Since the boat is now winterized, and the fish have all moved south, we’ll spend some time checking out what makes Scituate so special from a historical perspective. gristmill9

 

Old Stockbridge Grist Mill gristmill8

 

The first place I came across is the Old Stockbridge Grist Mill. It’s right at the Rotary across from Old Oaken Bucket Pond.  There’s a little parking area and information kiosk on Country Way.gristmill1  You’ll see tons of signage with info, a little park and trail, mill artifacts and the mill building itself.gristmill5gristmill7

gristmill3Old Stockbridge Grist Mill is the oldest one in the U.S. and was an important part of the economy back in 1650. Worth a 10 minute visit coming back from the transfer station!

Tides For December

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Thursday 01 12:24 8.2 12:28 9.1 6:34 0.8 7:05 -0.0 6:52 4:11
Friday 02 1:03 8.1 1:06 9.0 7:14 0.9 7:45 0.0 6:53 4:11
Saturday 03 1:43 8.1 1:47 8.9 7:55 1.0 8:27 0.1 6:54 4:11
Sunday 04 2:25 8.0 2:31 8.8 8:40 1.1 9:11 0.2 6:55 4:11
Monday 05 3:09 8.0 3:18 8.7 9:27 1.1 9:58 0.2 6:56 4:10
Tuesday 06 3:57 8.1 4:10 8.6 10:19 1.0 10:49 0.3 6:57 4:10
Wednesday 07 4:49 8.3 5:05 8.5 11:14 0.9 11:43 0.2 6:58 4:10
Thursday 08 5:43 8.6 6:05 8.6 12:13 PM 0.6 6:59 4:10
Friday 09 6:38 9.0 7:05 8.7 12:39 0.1 1:13 0.2 7:00 4:10
Saturday 10 7:34 9.5 8:05 8.9 1:35 -0.1 2:12 -0.4 7:00 4:10
Sunday 11 8:29 10.0 9:04 9.2 2:31 -0.4 3:09 -0.9 7:01 4:11
Monday 12 9:24 10.5 10:00 9.4 3:26 -0.6 4:05 -1.4 7:02 4:11
Tuesday 13 10:17 10.8 10:55 9.6 4:20 -0.8 4:58 -1.8 7:03 4:11
Wednesday 14 11:10 10.9 11:49 9.6 5:13 -0.9 5:51 -1.9 7:04 4:11
Thursday 15 12:02 PM 10.9 6:05 -0.9 6:43 -1.9 7:04 4:11
Friday 16 12:42 9.5 12:55 10.6 6:57 -0.8 7:34 -1.6 7:05 4:12
Saturday 17 1:35 9.4 1:47 10.2 7:49 -0.5 8:25 -1.2 7:06 4:12
Sunday 18 2:28 9.1 2:41 9.7 8:43 -0.1 9:17 -0.7 7:06 4:12
Monday 19 3:21 8.8 3:36 9.1 9:37 0.3 10:10 -0.1 7:07 4:13
Tuesday 20 4:16 8.5 4:33 8.5 10:34 0.7 11:04 0.3 7:07 4:13
Wednesday 21 5:11 8.3 5:31 8.1 11:32 1.0 11:58 0.8 7:08 4:14
Thursday 22 6:07 8.2 6:30 7.8 12:33 PM 1.1 7:08 4:14
Friday 23 7:00 8.2 7:28 7.6 12:53 1.0 1:31 1.1 7:09 4:15
Saturday 24 7:52 8.3 8:22 7.6 1:46 1.2 2:26 0.9 7:09 4:15
Sunday 25 8:39 8.4 9:13 7.7 2:35 1.2 3:15 0.7 7:10 4:16
Monday 26 9:24 8.6 9:58 7.8 3:22 1.1 4:00 0.5 7:10 4:17
Tuesday 27 10:06 8.8 10:41 7.9 4:05 1.0 4:42 0.2 7:10 4:17
Wednesday 28 10:46 9.0 11:21 8.0 4:47 0.9 5:22 0.0 7:10 4:18
Thursday 29 11:25 9.1 5:28 0.7 6:02 -0.1 7:11 4:19
Friday 30 12:00 8.1 12:04 9.2 6:09 0.6 6:41 -0.3 7:11 4:20
Saturday 31 12:39 8.2 12:44 9.2 6:50 0.6 7:21 -0.3 7:11 4:21