Dana Center (aka Dana Common) is the location of a former Town Common complete with stone walls and cellar holes. The 1 1⁄2-mile road to Dana Common that begins at Gate 40 is considered the best historical hike in the Quabbin Reservoir lands—and certainly one of the most moving. Woodland and open fields lead to the common, dotted with stone walls, cellar holes, and brooks. The Commons itself is beautiful and eerily peaceful, with schoolhouse and home site cellar holes and cemetery fence posts conjuring images of long ago.

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