Photos from Town of Hanson Conservation properties.

Photos from various spots in Town of Hanson Conservation properties.
All photos by Rob MacDonald Hanson, MA rjmacdonald@gmail.com
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White Fringed Orchid
At Smith-Nawazelski. Listed on the Mass Wildlife NHESP on their Plant Watch List (WL). This list is an unofficial, non-regulatory list of plants of known or…
Rocky Run Hanson
October 11, 2020 at Rocky Run Conservation area, Hanson MA. The old dam that crosses the Rocky run stream.
Rocky Run Hanson

Rocky Run Hanson

October 11, 2020 at Rocky Run in Hanson MA. Old stone bridge/dam crosses the Rocky Run stream.
Rocky Run Hanson

Rocky Run Hanson

October 11, 2020 at Rocky Run in Hanson MA.
Plymouth County land property marker.
ALong the IHRT in Hanson.
Poor Meadow Brook

Poor Meadow Brook

Poor Meadow Brook
Poor Meadow Brook

Poor Meadow Brook

Cranberry Specialty Hospital
Plymouth County Hospital in Hanson prior to its demolition.
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Old Plymouth County Hospital boundary marker at "The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
Piggery at the Plymouth County Hospital

Piggery at the Plymouth County Hospital

Most likely the remains of the old piggery at the Plymouth County Hospital in Hanson, MA.
Piggery at the Plymouth County Hospital

Piggery at the Plymouth County Hospital

Many of the county Tuberculosis hospitals were self-sufficient. The Plymouth County Hospital in Hanson supplemented it's needs with agricultural crops and livestock.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson

"The Last Meadows" Hanson

"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
Common Yellowthroat Warbler at "The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Hanson
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
"The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.
American Goldfinch , "The Last Meadows" Conservation area in Hanson.

Outcrop at Rocky Run.

These outcrops at Rocky Run may be a rock type called Greywacke.
Outcroppings at Rocky Run Hanson.
Outcroppings at Rocky Run Hanson.
Outcroppings at Rocky Run Hanson. Indian Head River in the background.
Indian Head river at Rock Run.
Indian Head River (looking east) flowing towards the Rocky Run Conservation area in Hanson.
Moss sporophytes - Rocky Run Hanson

Starflower at Rocky Run Conservation area along side the Indian Head River

A common sight on the woodland floor is the Starflower.
Another easily found flower at Rocky Run is the Lady Slipper.
This is the low trail (looking west) along the Indian Head river as it passes by Rocky Run conservation area.
Colonial dam at Rocky Run.
Another view of the lower trail (looking east) at Rocky Run Conservation area, Hanson MA.
Rocky Run Ledges
Rising path from the river to the main connector trail that leads to westward to State Street Hanson or eastward to West Elm St (via Wildlands Trust Tucker…
Indian Head Brook in Hanson Conservation land east of High St.
Indian Head Brook in Hanson Conservation land east of High St.
Smith-Nawazelski Conservation area - where the Bay Circuit trail crosses Poor Meadow Brook from E. Bridgewater into Hanson.
Poor Meadow Brook near Smith-Nawazelski Conservation area, Hanson.
Smith-Nawazelski Conservation area - where the Bay Circuit trail crosses Poor Meadow Brook from E. Bridgewater into Hanson. Looking east towards Hanson.