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'''Shirley''' is a city in [[Central Massachusetts]].
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'''Shirley'''[http://www.shirley-ma.gov] is a city in [[Central Massachusetts]]. The town was named for former Governor William Shirley. The town was settled in 1720 and incorporated in 1775.
  
 
==Get in==
 
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===By Car===
 
===By Car===
  
Route 2 West to Exit 38 (Route 117), 37B (Fort Devens) or 36 (Shirley Road)
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Route 2 West to Exit 38B (Route 110 / 111), 37B (Fort Devens) or 36 (Shirley Road)
  
 
===By Train===
 
===By Train===
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*'''Shirley Historical Society Museum''' at the Lucy Longley Memorial Building. 182 Center Road. [http://www.shirleyhistory.org] Museum Hours: Most Saturday's 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Special appointments are also possible.
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*'''Hazen Memorial Library''' 3 Keady Way (978-425-2620) [http://www.shirleylibrary.org]
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==

Revision as of 17:36, 27 September 2006

Shirley[1] is a city in Central Massachusetts. The town was named for former Governor William Shirley. The town was settled in 1720 and incorporated in 1775.

Contents

Get in

By Car

Route 2 West to Exit 38B (Route 110 / 111), 37B (Fort Devens) or 36 (Shirley Road)

By Train

Commuter Rail (Fitchburg Line) West to Shirley Station (Zone 8)

Get around

Not much public transit, need a car to get around.

See

  • Shirley Common – the public space where many summer festivals and town events occur.
  • First Parish Meeting House – On the Shirley Common. The building was built in 1773 moved to its current location in 1851.
  • Old Town Hall – Also on the Shirley Common next to First Parish Meeting House.
  • Center Cemetery – Across from Shirley Common.
  • Lake Shirley
  • Bull Run
  • Shirley Shaker Village[2]
  • Old Firehouse

Do

  • Shirley Historical Society Museum at the Lucy Longley Memorial Building. 182 Center Road. [3] Museum Hours: Most Saturday's 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Special appointments are also possible.
  • Hazen Memorial Library 3 Keady Way (978-425-2620) [4]

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

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