As summer starts to draw to a close, there a few weeks left to enjoy some of Massachusetts's local watering holes. One of those spots is Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield. This natural lake has been used by residents since Puritan settlers found the area in the mid 1600s. You can see here, that even back in the early 1900s, people spent time at the shore during the hot summer days.
Folks can swim, fish, boat and even skate on Lake Quannapowitt and it’s also been a destination for festivals and road races. With the town common located at the south end of the lake, it makes sense that this beautiful freshwater oasis is a gathering place for the residents of Wakefield. What are some of your memories of Lake Quannapowitt?