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Williamstown is known for heaps of tourist attractions and festivals. It is located in the State of Massachusetts. Massachusetts has been one of the most important states in the history of United States of America. The honor of being the second English settlement in the North American Continent lies with Plymouth. Along with that, many of towns in the State of Massachusetts were founded by the English in the early 1600s. Boston is the largest city of Massachusetts. It was called the 'Cradle of Liberty' during the American Revolution. It was the first State to legalize same sex marriage and to abolish slavery. The state has a rich cultural history and a taste for fun. Same is the case with Williamstown.
The total area of the town is 46.9 square miles out of which almost all of it is land. Only a fraction of it that is 0.1 square km is made up of land. The town is located at an elevation of 638 feet above sea level. The total population of the town, as per the census of 2000 is 8424. Almost 84.8 % of the population is made up by non Hispanic Whites. Blacks on the other hand make up about 3.8 % and with that the biggest minority. 77 % of the total population follows the Catholic Church which makes the community in general very religious. The town is located in an area where it can be extremely cold during the winters. A proof of that is the average summer temperature which hardly ever reaches an average of 69 ? F during the comparatively hotter month of July. That is so say that summers are only just warm and nothing else. Winters on the other hand are much longer and start from October to May. December and January can receive up to 17 inches of snow every year which is a lot. The best thing about the town is that it is accessible despite all that snow via US Route 7 and is served by the Albany International Airport and has excellent town bus service.
Unlike many other towns in Massachusetts, Williamstown was inhabited as early as 1749. The first blockhouse, Fort West Hoosac, and the stockade, were built in 1756 and in 1765; the town was incorporated and was named after the French, Indian War hero, Ephraim Williams, who was killed in this war. But he paid a fair sum for this and also started a free school in this area which became a college in 1793. And that is how the town became what is today, when agriculture still is the main industry which also includes sheep herding, dairy farming and wool productions. The Walley Mill, A Loop and Company of the Water Street Mill, Williamstown Manufacturing Companies provides much of the locally made wool and textile products. The Mount Hope Farm and the mansion with it, which were established during 1930s and which were a product of John D Rockefeller's wife and daughter was an outstanding success. Today, both of them are a property of Williams College. The mansion is an architectural marvel. It was designed by the world famous architect James Gamble Rogers. This farm Williams Inn garden which was constructed in 1920 along with The Greylock Hotel a building made in 1910 are truly sites to behold.
Williamstown is the ultimate tourist destination for all outdoor enthusiasts, who do not mind the snow. The fun never stops and there is always something to do, always an event to attend and lots of exciting time for everybody. The lovely festival of Williamstown Theatre Festival held in the months of July and August is the time of love and warmth when everybody. The short summer season comes with lots of concerts and theatre performances. The Clark Art Museum is one of a kind and offers some of the most exquisite art pieces of various artists. The shopping experience of Williamstown is also unparalleled. The Colonial Shopping Center and Grand Union Shopping Centers are two of the busiest places in town. If all that is not enough for you then you can always have fun on Eph Pond or go for ice fishing.
Christmas season is always the best in Williamstown which has a healthy supply of snow during the whole of winter season, especially during the month of December. So if you want to have a blast on Christmas this season, then take a trip to this city and grab your Williamstown tickets now!