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Attitash Builders, Inc. is one of the areas premiere custom home builder, serving Cohasset and Hingham residential clients with a wide range of construction services. As a home builder, Attitash stands apart from the rest with experience and creativity. Our designs are unique, while mixing modern and contemporary design features. We offer custom home designs for all tastes and budgets and will work with you to design your dream home. Your new Cohasset home will be the talk of the town!
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More About Cohasset, Massachusetts
Cohasset was first settled in 1670. It was a part of Hingham until its incorporation as a separate town in 1770. It was formally known as Hingham’s Second Parish. Its current name Cohasset was culled from an Algonquian word “Conahasset,” which means “long rocky place” in English.
In 1670, the town was apportioned and divided among the new owners. Cohasset’s rocky nature did not allow for many agricultural endeavors, but up to the 1840s, cod fishing was the main business of the residents. Vessels from the town built of timber grown in Cohasset forests exported fish. Transportation was majorly via the ports until the South shore railroad opened in 1849 with Cohasset as the terminus.
Cohasset is located on the corner of the South Shore, where Boston Harbor ends. The town is in Norfolk County and is currently governed at the local level. It is part of Massachusetts’s 8th congregational district.
What to do or see in Cohasset MA
Minot’s Ledge light is located one mile offshore of Cohasset. This lighthouse is the second one built after the first one was washed away by a storm. The Minot’s Ledge Light is a sight of attraction, and to get a better view of it, and it is advised that you experience it by exploring a boat ride.
Whitney and Thayer Woods is a nature reserve located in Cohasset and Hingham. The forest is populated by glacier boulders and is a favorite spot for hikers and lovers of nature. The forest reserved is managed by The Trustees of Reservations.
The Sandy beach is a private beach managed by the Sandy Beach Association. You could watch the sunset from the white sands on the beach or go for a refreshing walk on the shore. Another beach to visit is the Black rock beach. Its rocky shoreline stretches from the South of Boston to North Cohasset.
South shore art center is a must-see if you are a lover of art. It has galleries with exhibitions of arts and crafts from various heritages. For cuisines, you can explore restaurants like The Snug.
- Nancy Ellen Carell; is an actress, comedian, and writer popularly known for her work on the popular Tv shows Saturday Night Live, The Office, and The Daily Show. She was born in Cohasset, MA.
- Walter Francis Sweeney; was an American footballer who played in the American Football League championship. He was born in Cohasset.
- Albert Augustus Pope; he was a Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in the Union Army. He was also an importer & manufacturer of bicycles and automobiles. He was a resident of Cohasset.