MASSACHUSETTS- "Bay State"
We have so many great recipes to share, and it would be wonderful to learn more about the place where you live.
- the year massachusetts entered the union
ORIGIN OF THE NAME-MASSACHUSETTS: THE NAME OF THE INDIAN TRIBE THAT LIVED NEAR MILTON,MA
MEANING: LARGE HILL PLACE
Which is made up of 6 towns:Edgartown,Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, West Tisbury, Chilmark and Aquinnah, and Gosnold a/k/a Cuttyhunk Island.
We're ON THE ISLAND OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD.
Presidents,and other royalty,Hollywood types, famous authors, artists, and many ordinary people vacation here. Locals:teachers,merchants,builders,elericians,
plumbers,doctors,nurses,dentists, lawyers,and fishermen survive here, along with retired people. We have about 15,000 in our winter population, and about 100,000 people during the summer months!
Fresh fish, produce and locally raised cattle and poultry are enjoyed.
Bluefish, lobsters, scallops, summer flounder, scup, oysters and conch are plentiful here.
Tell us about your area!