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The Ice Age meets Main Street development in Shelburne Falls

 

‘On the Road in America’ is my ‘occasional column’ highlighting points and people of interest I encounter on my travels.

Shelburne Falls is one of the magical New England villages you might stumble upon while On the Road in America. Nestled in the Berkshires, a few miles west of the Connecticut River and a few hundred yards off the Mohawk Trail in Western Massachusetts, Shelburne Falls and its sister community, Buckland, share a bridge over the Deerfield River, a spectacular waterfall, ancient geological formations and a unique view of Main Street development linked to its history and natural beauty.

Two remarkable destinations, one six million years old, the other of the 20th century, share top billing here: the Glacial Potholes and the Bridge of Flowers situated within a few hundred feet of each other. «Read the rest of this article»





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