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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.

Savery Ave., Carver, MA
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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