Massachusetts is filled with stunning historical treasures and landmarks that are recognizable the world over. But one of our most fascinating historical gems isn’t a colonial mansion or Revolutionary War monument.

Our own Connecticut River is actually millions of years old and a piece of “living” history. Here’s why this gorgeous waterway is such an interesting part of the Bay State’s past.

The Connecticut River is truly a treasure. What’s your favorite thing to do along its shores or on its waters? Share your experiences and tips with us in the comments!

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