Autumn in the North Cemetery.

Sixty miles west of Boston, Massachusetts there is the small New England town of Sturbridge. Located at the junction of I-90 (The Mass Pike), and I-84 it has become known as the "Crossroads of New England". The town was first settled over 300 years ago, and like other small New England towns it has grown just enough over the years to be in a difficult place today. How do we embrace the future without forgetting how we got to our present? How do we attract the right kind of growth, and maintain who we are? And, what about our culture out here in Central Massachusetts?

These pages will cause one to think about how to protect what we have, our future direction, and how to move on in the very best way.

Those thoughts, and other ramblings, will hopefully inspire more thought, conversation, action, and occasionally a smile...

...seems to be working so far

Friday, May 25, 2012

Where Is This?

This sign is posted on a piece of town property; do you know where it is?


  1. Tom ChamberlandFriday, June 01, 2012

    Walley: I waited just to see if anyone is hiking, but more importantly observing what is on the trails?

    It is a section of an "adopt a trail " program of the Cons Comm located on the Stafford Turnpike trail Heins Farm.

    Residents can apply to Cons Comm to "adopt" a section of trail performing "light maintenance" duties and reporting other items which may need attention on the trail. I believe this is the only section adopted on Heins Farm, and there are sections adopted on LMT, 2 sections of the Arbutus Park trail, one by the Hoy Family and the other by the Sturbridge Lion's club.

    Leslie Wong: email:
    Has application forms and details.

  2. Thanks, Tom. Yes it is on the Worcester - Stafford Turnpike on the old Heins Farm land. As you know, this section of the original trail is the longest continuos remaining section of the turnpike. Thank you for the information about the adopt a trail program. There are many "surprises" on the trails like the sign in the photo, and they are all waiting to be discovered.


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