The current geography of Acton was created when the last wave of glaciers retreated approximately ten thousand years ago.
Acton has nine drumlins — hills which are composed of glacial till.
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Tilton School hosts several events throughout the year where families are invited to join the school community on campus, beginning with Opening Day each August and continuing through Commencement activities in late spring.
Below you will find event information, schedules and links to online registration for annual events!
Both stream systems empty into the Assabet River, which passes briefly through the town at its southern corner.
I am an extroverted introvert (I like to go out and meet people, but my natural inclination is solitude, so a balance is important to me!
By the early 1900s all had been absorbed by the Boston & Maine Railroad.
Keene's manufacturing success was brought on in part by its importance as a railroad city, being the meeting place of the Cheshire Railroad, the Manchester & Keene Railroad, and the Ashuelot Railroad.
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