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Sturbridge

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Sturbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. It is home to Old Sturbridge Village living history museum and other sites of historical interest such as Tantiusques.The population was 9,268 at the 2010 census, with nearly 3,600 households. For geographic and demographic information on specific parts of the town of Sturbridge, see: Fiskdale and Sturbridge (CDP).HistorySturbridge was first settled in 1729, by settlers from Medfield, and was officially incorporated in 1738. New Medfield and Dummer (after Governor William Dummer) were considered as town names, before the town was named after Stourbridge, England.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.0sqmi, of which 37.4sqmi is land and 1.5sqmi, or 3.95%, is water. Sturbridge is bordered by Charlton and Southbridge to the east, Union, Connecticut and Woodstock, Connecticut to the south, Brimfield and Holland to the west, and Brookfield and East Brookfield to the north. Sturbridge lies about 29 miles (47 km) east of Springfield, 16 miles (25.7 km) southwest of Worcester, and 55 miles (88.5 km) west of Boston.
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Old Sturbridge Village ©
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Old Sturbridge Village
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Duration: 4 hours
St. Anne's Shrine ©
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St. Anne's Shrine Fiskdale
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Duration: 2 hours
Westville Recreation Area ©
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Westville Recreation Area
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Brewery
Hyland Orchard & Brewery
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Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge
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Mystic Aquarium Mystic
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Foxwoods Resort Casino Mashantucket
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The Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford
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Rapscallion Brewery ©
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Rapscallion Brewery
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Sadie Green's Curiosity Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Sadie Green's Curiosity Shop
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Duration: 30 minutes
Wells State Park ©
State Park
Wells State Park
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Duration: 2 hours
Tantiusques ©
Hiking Trail
Tantiusques
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Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Sturbridge

Quinebaug River Water Trail
Water Body
Quinebaug River Water Trail
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Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Sturbridge

Sturbridge Flea Market ©
Flea Market
Sturbridge Flea Market
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Duration: 1h 30 min

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