Westport Town Farm Article

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Westport Town Farm
Westport Town Farm, Westport MA.jpg
Westport Town Farm
LocationMassachusetts, United States
Coordinates 41°34′49.6″N 71°4′47.3″W / 41.580444°N 71.079806°W / 41.580444; -71.079806
WESTPORT TOWN FARM Latitude and Longitude:

41°34′49.6″N 71°4′47.3″W / 41.580444°N 71.079806°W / 41.580444; -71.079806
Established2007
Operator The Trustees of Reservations
Website Westport Town Farm

Westport Town Farm is a 40-acre (16 ha) open space preserve and historic farm complex located in Westport, Massachusetts along the bracken East Branch of the Westport River. The property, owned by the town of Westport and managed by the land conservation non-profit organization The Trustees of Reservations through contract since 2007, was once the town's poor farm and local infirmary.

The preserve includes hiking trails, working farmland, salt marsh frontage, an antique farmhouse, dairy barn, corn crib, and stone walls dating back to Colonial times. It is open to hiking, picnicing, cross country skiing, canoeing, and kayaking. The preserve trailhead is located on Drift Road in Westport.

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