Links related to Massachusetts mostly in random order
What’s new? The Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield
Current time in Boston
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, 21 Edwards Street
Sunday: 11–5, Tuesday–Saturday: 10–5, Monday: Closed
Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project
Here are some words used in our every day American language that are derived from Wôpanâak:
Pumpkin: Pôhpukun (ponh-pu-kun) = ‘grows forth round’
Moccasin: Mahkus (mah-kus) = ‘Covers the whole foot’
Skunk: Sukôk (su-konk) = ‘Ejects body fluid’
Moose: M8s (moos) = ‘moose’
Powwow: Pawâw (pa-waaw) = ‘s/he is healing/heals (someone)’
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) is a part of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). CZM’s mission is to balance the impacts of human activity with the protection of coastal and marine resources. As a networked program, CZM works with other state agencies, federal agencies, local governments, academic institutions, nonprofit groups, and the general public to promote sound management of the Massachusetts coast. CZM is funded primarily through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
CZM posts its photos to www.flickr.com/photos/MassCZM/.
The chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1930 at the Toll House Restaurant in Whitman, Massachusetts. In 1997 it was designated the official cookie of the commonwealth.