http://www.TheAdvisorsRE.com - Close enough to Boston to make even commuting easy, Watertown is filled with friendly neighbors. Want big city excitement and activity, without the big city headaches? Then take a closer look at the lovely hamlet of Watertown, Massachusetts.
Founded in 1630, Watertown is true to its name, nestled along the bank of the rolling Charles River, which was named by famous adventurer John Smith.
Eleven wall-kept parks fill Watertown, so you'll always have access to a bit of nature. Skating rinks, recreational and sporting clubs, and fine shopping at the malls or in Watertown Square, make Watertown an exciting place to live. Watertown is packed with nearly seventy restaurants boasting tastes from around the globe, as well as cuisine that's a little closer to home.
The Perkins School for the Blind was the first school for the blind in the United States. Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller both attended Perkins for a time.
The Mount Auburn Cemetery, which straddles both Watertown and Cambridge, was a model for the American "rural" cemetery movement. An active cemetery and a "museum", Mt. Auburn is recognized as one of the most significant designed landscapes in the country, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Watertown Arsenal operated continuously as a military munitions and research facility from 1816 until 1995 when the Army sold the property. Now owned by Harvard University, today the site includes two shopping malls, parks, restaurants and cafes and the Arsenal Center for the Arts, a regional arts center which opened in 2005,
The close proximity and easy-to-use commuter lines make Watertown a highly desirable town to live in.
There's so much to offer, it's no wonder that Watertown is praised by locals as a great place to work, to visit and to call home.
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