Charlton Massachusetts Local Guide to the Town of Charlton

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Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary

Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary is an 86 acre wildlife preserve located on 56 Capen Road, Charlton, MA. Trails are open from dawn until dusk. Visitor Center has a gift shop, library and animal residents. We offer Birthday Parties and Nature Programs.
Zem Han Mediterranean Restaurant - Route 20 & 135
Zem Han is the area's finest Mediterranean restaurant serving classic world cuisine at reasonable prices. Take a tour of the menu and find everything from Falafel appetizers to melt in your mouth lamb shank & kebabs that are worth the trip to Route 20 & Route 135.
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The Town of Charlton Massachusetts was founded in 1755 and is located in the south-central portion of Worcester County and is less than 50 miles away from Boston.

History of the town includes James Capen Adams also known as "Grizzly Adams" who was one of the last mountain men. Adams spent eight years in the Rocky Mountains. He became a friend and slayer of grizzly bears as well as having several hand to fang encounters with the bears. In 1860 Adams died with his boots on and was buried in the Old Burying Ground in Charlton.

History of the town also includes that of Dr. William Thomas Green Morton whose experiments with ether first made anesthesia possible during surgical operations. Visit the cemeteries for a closer look at both the head stones of Grizzly Adams and Dr. Morton as well as a peek into your own family roots!

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American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sep 27, 2014 10 AM in Charlton, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Oct 22, 2014 1 PM in Charlton, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13 )
Farm Fresh Menu and New Amenities Featured at The Overlook Independent Living Community’s Taste of The Overlook Event
“Farm to table” takes center stage at The Overlook, a Massachusetts independent living community, during a special culinary event, Taste of the Overlook. Enjoy brunch prepared by Chef de Cuisine Stephanie Finnegan using fresh foods from The Overlook Garden, as well as local farms. Then experience the homes and amenities of this 450-acre community, including touring newly redesigned resident apartment homes. Limited Seating. Reservations required: 508-434-2326 or at www.overlook-mass.org/taste

When: Sep 17, 2014 11 AM to Sep 17, 2014 1 PMin Charlton, Massachusetts
Cost: Limited Seating. Reservations required: 508-434-2326 or at www.overlook-mass.org/taste (Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11 )

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