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The Boston Post Road, originally known as Bay Path, was the first developed road west from Boston through central Massachusetts.

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The trolley comes to the town of Shrewsbury, passing between Boston Hill on the left and Hamblin Hill on the right.


It was proposed to build a road from the east line of Amherst, on the country road, near William Breton’s house, to the great road in Shrewsbury.

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Between Boston and Springfield, Massachusetts, along the Upper Boston Post Road, there are 40 surviving milestones.  

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