The Nahant Preservation Trust is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit charitable corporation whose mission is to preserve our open spaces, historically significant properties, and our conservation lands for public and community benefit.
BUDDHA ON THE MOVE AND MORE!
Hosted By: Nahant Historical Society & Nahant Preservation Trust
Trails & Sails Dates and Website
September 23, 2017, 10 AM to 4 PM (Open Doors)
September 24, 2017, 1 PM to 4 PM (Open Doors)
See how an 1,100 pound, 12th Century 'Jizo Bosatsu' Buddha was unearthed, restored and moved to his new home at the Historical Society!
From here walk to the Nahant thicket for bird watching or quiet reflection or drive to and park at the Nahant Life Saving Station on Nahant Road for a tour (Sun. 9/24, 1-4pm only) and head over to the Heritage Trail which will lead you to Bailey's Hill/Fort Ruckman and a spectacular view of Boston Harbor.
For walking the Thicket and Heritage Trail waterproof footwear is advised. Long pants and sleeves would be advisable. Nahant is 1.5 miles long by .5 miles wide. The Bailey's Hill end of the Heritage Trail can be a bit strenuous.
Facility Features: Wheelchair Accommodating, Walking / Hiking, Parking, Restroom
Fun for Kids & Families
Event Telephone: 781-581-2727
Location: 41 Valley Road, Nahant, MA, 01908
The Buddha Visits Valley Road!
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Contact The Trust
Nahant Preservation Trust
PO Box 30 | Nahant, MA 01908