TriBrand Prosperity 2020 Complete - Page 29

Photos by Dan Cutrona
67 on Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Courses of 2017-18.
Recreational and cultural opportunities abound: indoor and outdoor tennis, scenic walking trails,
playgrounds for the kids at Washburn Park and much more. Sippican Harbor hosts an array of
seaside programs, such as boating, fishing and swimming, while Marion Recreation runs programs
for children throughout the summer. The Marion Art Center promotes the visual and performing
arts, offering year-round classes from fine art to theater.
Marion Center, along the waterfront, is scattered with gift and antique shops, boutiques, galleries,
restaurants, and the throwback Marion General Store. Popular eateries include Kate’s Simple Eats
and The Atlantic Bistro. Adults and children can escape the busy waterfront at the lovely Silvershell
Beach that looks out over Ram’s Island, or at the Piney Point Beach Club opposite The Kittansett
Club. One of the town’s most precious assets is the Sippican Lands Trust, which is known for its
peaceful walking trails – and peaceful perfectly illustrates the town of Marion.
After visiting Marion,
Henry James, the
author, playwright,
critic and world
traveler, set one of
the scenes in his most
famous novel, “The
Bostonians,” in this
seaside haven.


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