Sunday, April 16, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Massachusetts - Set #7

Golf Scorecard History 101, Massachusetts
Set #7
Heritage CC to Highland CC

Flag of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Some miscellaneous facts about the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:

  1. 552 original documents pertaining to the Salem witch trials of 1692 have been preserved and are still stored by the Peabody Essex Museum.
  2. Boston built the first subway system in the United States in 1897.
  3. Although over 30 communities in the colonies eventually renamed themselves to honor Benjamin Franklin. The Massachusetts Town of Franklin was the first and changed its name in 1778.
  4. Norfolk County is the birthplace of four United States presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush.
  5. In Holyoke, William G. Morgan, created a new game called "Mintonette" in 1895. After a demonstration given at the YMCA in nearby Springfield, the name "Mintonette" was replaced with the now familiar name "Volleyball."
  6. There is a house in Rockport built entirely of newspaper.
  7. Hingham's Derby Academy founded in 1784 is the oldest co-educational school in the United States. Hingham's First Parish Old Ship Church is the oldest church structure in the United States in continuous use as a place of worship.
  8. The Fig Newton was named after Newton, Massachusetts.
  9. The visible portion of Plymouth Rock is a lumpy fragment of glacial moraine about the size of a coffee table, with the date 1620 cut into its surface. After being broken, dragged about the town of Plymouth by ox teams used to inspire Revolution-aries, and reverently gouged and scraped by 19th-century souvenir hunters, it is now at rest near the head of Plymouth Harbor. 
  10. Massachusetts has over four hundred golf courses.  Twenty-three different golf  scorecards from eight of these courses are featured in this blog issue.

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