Enjoy the Quintessential New England Charm of
A Town Rich in History
George S. Boutwell
George S. Boutwell was a former Massachusetts Governor and U.S. Senator who served President Lincoln and President Grant. Boutwell was a key author of the 14th and 15th Amendments.
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Nature & Recreation
Groton is located in the Nashoba Valley of Massachusetts and is the largest town in Middlesex County. With an area of 32.54 square miles, Groton offers rivers, lakes, forests, glacier hikes, bird watching, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, easy walking trails, and biking trails. A vast amount of Groton's land is protected open space and is accessible to the public. Groton has over 100 miles of trails available for outdoor enthusiasts.
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Paul Matisse and Edmund C. Tarbell
Paul Matisse was an internationally acclaimed artist. His work incorporates elements of mechanical design and invention. His home and design space is located in the heart of Groton. The Kalliroscope Gallery is open on occasion.
Edmund C. Tarbell was born in 1862 in the Tarbell Homestead, which stands beside the Squannacook River in West Groton, Massachusetts. Tarbell, an American Impressionist painter, was a member of the Ten American Painters. He was a leading member of a group of painters that came to be known as the Boston School. His work hangs in the top National Art Galleries and numerous private collections.
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Unique Dining Experiences
Groton offers unique dining experiences outside or indoors. Stop by and enjoy a meal in one of our many friendly local restaurants.
You can find more information at the Groton Visitor Center website.