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Mattapoisett

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Mattapoisett is a charming town along the southern coast Massachusetts with a large harbor on Buzzards Bay. It's name is thought to come from the Wampanoag native word for "resting place". It is now a classic small coastal town.

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By car[edit]

Mattapoisett is on Interstate 195.

By boat[edit]

  • Mattapoisett Boatyard, 32 Ned's Point Road, Phone: +1 508-758-3812, Fax: +1 508-758-2527, [1].
  • Brownell Boat Yard, 1 Park St , Phone: +1 508-758-2413, [2].

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See[edit]

  • Mattapoisett Historical Museum, 5 Church St., Phone: +1 508-758-2844.
  • Ned's Point Lighthouse, Veteran's Memorial Park, nedspointlight@comcast.net. This 39 foot stone lighthouse is at a great picnic spot overlooking the harbor. Tours available on summer Thursdays.
  • Summer Concerts at Shipyard Park

Do[edit]

  • Nasketucket State Park, Brandt Beach Road, Phone: +1 508-992-4524[3]. Hike over 200 acres of woods, fields and rocky shoreline.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Kinsale Inn Restaurant and Pub, 13 Water St. across from Town Wharf, Phone: +1 508-758-4922, [4]. Year round. Built in 1799 this is the oldest seaside inn in the country.
  • Turks Market, 83 Marion Rd., Phone: +1 508-758-3117. Family place, good fried food. Cash only.
  • Mattapoisett Chowder House & Tavern, 79 Fairhaven Road, Phone: +1 508-758-4782.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Mattapoisett Inn, 23 Water St. across from Town Wharf, Phone: +1 508-758-9733, [5].
  • Kinsale Inn, 13 Water St., Phone: +1 508-758-4922, [6].

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