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Carver, Massachusetts: America's First Divided Highway

Historical markers at both ends of overgrown half-mile-long road, first paved in 1907. You can still drive on it.

Address:
Savery Ave., Carver, MA
Directions:
Both the north and south ends of the Avenue connect to the west side of MA-58/Main St., either five miles north of its intersection with I-495 exit 2, or five miles south of its intersection with US-44.
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America's First Divided Highway.

Savery Avenue: America's First Divided Highway

Savery Avenue was the first divided highway in America.

[Annemarie McAvoy Reissner, 01/26/2023]

Calling this overgrown half-mile-long road a "highway" is a bit of a stretch, but historical markers mark both ends. The road was first paved in 1907. You can still drive on it.


Nearby Offbeat Places

King Richard's FaireKing Richard's Faire, Carver, MA - < 1 mi.
Edaville USA - Cranberry Bog TrainEdaville USA - Cranberry Bog Train, South Carver, MA - 2 mi.
Peter Toth Indian HeadPeter Toth Indian Head, Plymouth, MA - 7 mi.
In the region:
Future VP Elbridge Gerry Invents the Gerrymander, Boston, MA - 37 mi.

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