Newton Corner, Massachusetts is home to the oldest European settlement in the city. Bordering Brighton and Watertown, it is also divided by the MassPike.
Newton Corner is home to the Jackson Homestead museum, which is a historic house that served as a station on the Underground Railroad before the Civil War. The museum hosts Tuesday evening folk concerts, which are fun for all ages. Newton Corner is also home to Newton Country Day School, a private school for girls, and was also considered a part of Boston until the Civil War. If in the area and looking for a great meal be sure to check out the restaurant, Amarin of Thailand.
Newton Corner is serviced by the MBTA Green Line “D” Branch. Stops include Newton Centre and Riverside. Newton Corner is also a main bus depot with express routes as well as local buses.
Throughout the 17th century, the village was known by various names such as Cambridge Village and Bacon’s Corner after Daniel Bacon, a local tailor.