In Bristol County, Massachusetts near the Rhode Island border along I-95, Attleboro has several claims to fame, including the Ten Mile River (which runs through the center of town), many museums, an award-winning zoo, and jewelry.
Once known as the “Jewelry Capitol of the World,” Attleboro is where jewelry making began in America. It is still home to many jewelry manufacturers, including Guyot Brothers Company and Masters of Design. Today, the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum chronicles the history of the jewelry making industry.
The 70-year-old Capron Park Zoo features an award-winning playground and many educational programs for both adults and children. Other sites of interest include the Attleboro Arts Museum and the Women at Work Museum.
Those interested in finding an apartment for rent in Massachusetts may find the sparkle they are looking for in Attleboro.