Besides watching thousands of people run through the streets from Hopkinton to Boston on Monday, April 15, for the Boston Marathon there are lots of other things to do during April school vacation. For starters, you should really consider visiting the town of Randolph known as a dynamic community situated perfectly just south of Boston.
Randolph is a beautiful suburb of Boston in Norfolk County with a population of about 33,704. Living in Randolph offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their own homes. In Randolph there are also a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Randolph and residents tend to be liberal.
At the heart of some amazing attractions like The Patriots Hall of Fame, Ames Nowell State Park and Blue Hills Reservation, Randolph prides itself on its unique diversity, inclusion, and progressive nature. Includes many backgrounds with different perspectives, but are ONE RANDOLPH. The quintessential 21st century community, providing their residents with a truly unique setting.
Randolph provides an ever-increasing quality of life for residents and has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to make Randolph one of the most livable communities on the South Shore. Striving to be flexible and adapt to the public’s needs on a regular basis. Increasing use of technology to meet needs is a constant goal.
The town of Randolph was called Cochaticquom by the local Cochato and Ponkapoag tribes. The town was incorporated in 1793 from what was formerly the south precinct of the town of Braintree. According to the centennial address delivered by John V. Beal, the town was named after Peyton Randolph, first president of the Continental Congress.
Randolph was home to several large shoe companies. Many popular styles were made there exclusively, including the “Randies”. At incorporation in 1793, local farmers were making shoes and boots to augment household incomes from subsistence farming. By 1850, Randolph became one of the nation’s leading boot producers, shipping as far away as California and Australia.