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Massachusetts State #138 Highway Guide

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Welcome to Massachusetts! Climb aboard the Mayflower and re-live the pilgrim's death-defying journey to the New World. Explore the decks of the USS Constitution and learn why sailors dubbed her 'Old Ironsides.' See where the Salem witches were hanged. Experience everday life in an 1830's New England village.
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Junction of Highway #6 East to New Bedford and Barnstable. Highway #138 North access to Taunton.
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Entering city of Fall River. Fall River lies in an area where the Taunton River flows into the Mount Hope Bay. The Quequechan River flows through the city. The city's name comes from Falling Water. Places to Visit - USS Massachusetts Memorial, Marine Museum, Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum, Lizzie Borden Museum, Fall River Heritage State Park, The Carousel at Battleship Cove.
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Roadside turnout - Fall River Heritage State Park - scenic overview and museum. This 8.5-acre park enjoys a spectacular location overlooking Battleship Cove, home of the World War II battleship, U.S.S. Massachusetts. The newest addition to the cove is the H.M.S. Bounty, a 169-foot Tall Ship built for the filming of Mutiny on the Bounty.
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From the roadside turnout, photo view from turnout looking West at USS Battleship,Massachusetts. The U.S.S. Massachusetts was home to 2,300 sailors who lived and fought during World War II. Longer than two football fields, this 46,000 ton battleship fought 35 battles and logged 225,000 miles. This mighty vessel was the first battleship to fire her big 16' guns in World War II.
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From roadside turnout, photo view of Mount Hope Bay. The Mount Hope/Narragansett Bay Watershed has an area of 112 square miles and encompasses all or part of eight municipalities, including small portions of the Cities of Fall River and Attleboro.
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Driving South.
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Services, gas and diesel
East side of the highway.
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Access to I-195
East to New Bedford and Wareham; West to Swansea and Providence, Rhode Island. Access to Highway #79 North to community of Assonet, Berkley and East Taunton.
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Services and diesel
Available at the highway.
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Services and gas
West side of the highway.
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Driving South.
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View from highway
Driving South.
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King Philip Street

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Welcome to Rhode Island
State line of Rhode Island/Massachusetts. Start/finish of Highway Travel Guide - S&e.