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Adams, MA, a chic New England bedroom community, is situated in the northwest corner of Western Massachusetts.  Incorporated in 1778, Adams is named in honor of Samuel Adams, American Patriot and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. 

 

Adams is located in a picturesque valley at the base of Mount Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts at 3,491 feet.  It also has the Hoosic River running through it.   Truly a nature lover's paradise!  Hiking, fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, swimming, & for the extreme down-hill skiers, The Thunderbolt.

 

Honoring our farming roots, Adams is a Right to Farm Community! No need to worry if your alarm clocks fails to go off, your neighbor, who just may happen to be a rooster, will announce the dawning of a new day with his "cock-a-doodle-doo!"

 

Dog Lover?  Come to Adams and visit the Greylock Glen, a 1,060 parcel of state land.  It is a gorgeous spot complete with ponds, trails, and Pecks Falls. 

 

A family orientated community, Adams offers so many programs for its youngsters.  It boasts 4 athletic fields, a skate park, a few playgrounds, pictorial parks with benches & it is the starting point of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail.  In fact, our municipal park systems are in such terrific condition, Adams proudly hosted the 2002 Little League State Championship Games.

 

The town of Adams is rich in history!  Two museums are a must see!  Take back a step in time to the 1700s and visit The Quaker Meeting House.  It is the town's most important landmark and pays tribute to Adams' first settlers and their pioneering spirit.  http://www.berkshireweb.com/quakers/

 

The 2nd must see museum in Adams is The Susan B. Anthony BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM.  Stop by and spend time in the home where Women' Suffragist Susan B. Anthony was born and spent the first 6 years of her life.  http://www.susanbanthonybirthplace.com/

 

Since Adams is a chic, New England bedroom community, the in-town nightlife is limited!  However, since Adams is a tranquil, bucolic town belonging to Berkshire County, the electrifying nightlife is a short drive away! 

 

Berkshire County is  1 of 4 counties that encompass Western Massachusetts.  Berkshire County, also known as "The Berkshires," is a pulsating hub for tourists who appreciate the nightlife cultural activities, museums, sporting events, breathtaking scenic landscapes & outdoor recreation. 

 

Did I miss something important?  If so, I would love to hear from you!  Please let me know about the places/events you enjoy in Adams or any wonderful memories you have.  With your permission, I will incorporate your comments into this page.  Just leave a comment or email me at dcoones@monarchrealty-ma.com

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