Posts Tagged ‘ Roxbury ’

Land trust gets grant to preserve Mine Hill stone walls in Roxbury

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By

ROXBURY—With help from a matching grant from the state, the Roxbury Land Trust is working this summer to stabilize stonewalls at the historic 19th-century iron ore mining complex at its Mine Hill Preserve, The Register Citizen reports.

Better Access Offered to Landmark Preserve in Roxbury

Jan 6th, 2011 | By

ROXBURY—To allow better access to the Orzech Family Preserve for hiking and cross-country skiing, the Roxbury Land Trust recently completed construction of a small parking area off Botsford Hill Road near the intersection of Route 67. The off-road parking lot provides easy entry to the Kress Family Trail along the former railroad bed, which winds

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Roxbury’s history told in old barns

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

The book “Barn Stories” makes its official debut at a publishing party from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury at an event that will also display paintings and photographs of Roxbury barns by local artists.