U.S. STATE FACTS

Massachusetts Facts

Old North Church in Boston MA
Old North Church in Boston

Introduction - Massachusetts Facts

Massachusetts, located in the Northeast region of the United States, may be a small state in size but it is big in history. This state was the birthplace of four great Americans who went on to become U.S. Presidents. It is where the Pilgrims landed and settled. Many "firsts" took place in Massachusetts; most notably the first Thanksgiving. What other state can claim the very first zip code or the first public park? Massachusetts has numerous landmarks, such as Plymouth Rock, familiar to every kid and adult in America. When reading the list of interesting facts below you will see what important events occurred in this state along with other interesting information including what event created Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard and much more.

State of Massachusetts Quick Facts

State of Massachusetts Interesting Facts

List of Massachusetts Firsts

State of Massachusetts Historical Facts