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Encyclopedia > Blue Hills Reservation

The Blue Hills Reservation is a conservation area located in eastern Massachusetts including land from the cities of Milton, Canton, Quincy, Dedham, Westwood, Randolph, Quincy, and Boston. The Blue Hills' gentle terrain and scenic views, in combination with the reservation's proximity to Boston, make it a popular destination for hikers from the metropolitan area. The highest point within the reservation, Great Blue Hill in Milton, is the site of a historic weather observatory whose tower offers views of Boston and the surrounding area. State nickname: Bay State Official languages English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney (R) Senators Edward Kennedy (D), John Kerry (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 44th 27,360 km² 25. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Canton is a town located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ... Quincy is a city located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and bears the nickname The City of Presidents. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 88,025. ... Seal of Dedham, MA Dedham is the county seat of Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ... Westwood is a town located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ... Randolph is a town located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ... Quincy is a city located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and bears the nickname The City of Presidents. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 88,025. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ...


External links

  • Blue Hills Reservation information from the Commonwealth's Conservation division
  • The Blue Hill Observatory homepage
  • The Blue Hills Trailside Museum
  • Friends of the Blue Hills, a community preservation group

 
 

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