Arlington is a town located six miles northwest of Boston, bordered on the north by Winchester and on the east by Somerville. Founded over 350 years ago the town is full of historical and cultural venues. Arlington MA homes for sale come in different styles from older properties to modern houses.
The town was first established under the name Menotomy which was an Algonquian word for “swift running water”. The name “Arlington” was chosen later on to honor those buried in Arlington National Cemetery now part of the Arlington National Cemetery Historic District. The town played a major role on the first day of the American Revolution when in the Battle of Menotomy minuteman from surrounding towns fought British troops on their retreat from Concord and Lexington. Half of all Americans and 40 British troops died on that day.
Apart from historical sites there is an abundance of of parks and other recreational facilities in Arlington. One of the most popular spots in town where residents go for vigorous exercise as well as quiet contemplation is Menotomy Rocks Park. The park encompasses Hills Pond which is perfect for fishing and skating. The 35 acre park is located near the town center and has a great number of hiking trails and playground for children.
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