First settled in 1694 and incorporated in 1722, Easton, Massachusetts is home to quite a lot of history. The second oldest existing house in Easton, for instance, and one of the oldest pieces of Easton property in general, the Benjamin Williams Tavern on Bay Road, was once host to a visit from general George Washington during the Revolutionary War. The Union Pacific Railroad was actually built with shovels manufactured by Easton’s Ames Shovel Company established in 1803. Much of the foundation of America lies in the streets and roads of Easton, Massachusetts.
Other landmark pieces of Easton property here include the Ames Free Library, the Old Colony Railroad Station, and the Ames Gate Lodge. If you want to raise your children in a place that is rich with history, culture and American lore and legend, you couldn’t ask for better than a prime piece of Easton property to move your family.