Exploring Worcester MA
Named after an English town, the city of Worcester, Massachusetts is home to over 200,000 people. This population size makes the area the second-largest city in all of New England, and the county seat for Worcester County MA. Due to its location right between Boston, Providence, and Springfield, some have labeled Worcester the "Heart of the Commonwealth."
Worcester is home to an incredibly diverse population, with nearly 25% of its population having been born outside of the United States. This leads to an amazing diversity of activities and opportunities that anyone spending time in Worcester MA can enjoy.
A Brief History of Worcester MA
The area that is now Worcester MA was originally inhabited by Native Americans and was given the name of Quinsigamond. Towards the end of the 17th century, the area was settled by Europeans, but at the start of King Philip’s War, the settlement was abandoned. The area was settled and abandoned once more before a third and permanent settlement was established in 1713 and the city was named Worcester.
The city thrived during the industrial revolution, as its proximity to major cities and junction for major railways, offered Worcester an opportunity to become a manufacturing powerhouse.
Things To Do In Worcester MA
When you are looking for things to do, Worcester offers a lot of options for people with all types of interests. Below are some of the more popular sites:
Our Worcester MA Environmental Remediation Services
At A&E Environmental we offer a wide range of environmental remediation property damage restoration services for residential and commercial properties in and around Worcester MA. These services include: