It is illegal to go to bed without first having a full bath.
It is illegal to play a fiddle.
Defacing a milk carton is punishable by a $10 fine.
Massachusetts fun facts, trivia and tidbits
The birth control pill was invented at Clark University in Worchester.
552 original documents pertaining to the Salem witch trials of 1692 have been preserved and are still stored by the Peabody Essex Museum.
The Boston Cream Pie is the official dessert of Massachusetts.
The Boston Terrier is the official state dog.
On June 1, 1660, Mary Dyer was hanged on Boston Common for repeatedly defying a law banning Quakers from the colony. She is believed to be the last religious martyr in North America.
There is a house in Rockport built entirely out of newspaper.
The first American lighthouse was built in the Boston Harbor in 1716.
The visible part of Plymouth Rock is about the size of a coffee table and has the date 1620 carved on it's surface. It is not located near the head of Plymouth Harbor.
The Boston Tea Party reenactment takes place in Boston Harbor every December 16th.
Harvard was the first college established in North America.
Between June 14, 1962 and January 4, 1964 thirteen single women between the ages of 19 and 85 were murdered by the infamous Boston Strangler.
The Pilgrim National Wax Museum in Plymouth is the only wax museum devoted entirely to the Pilgrim's story.
Webster Lake’s real name is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, the longest geographic name (and hardest spelling bee word) in the U.S., and the longest lake name in the world.
The Boston Common became the first public park in America in 1634.
The American Revolution began in Lowell which is also Americas first planned industrial city.
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