The Meadows


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The Meadows Route 9 - On the Turnpike


When Vaughn Played the Meadows







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(thanks to Eileen Havey)


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ROUTE 9 has changed dramatically in the last 50 years. No longer can you find this casual country oasis along a scenic 2-lane highway a comfortable drive from Boston proper. Only here--on this website does the Meadows still have a home.


Read the sad story of The Meadows' demise, see the site as it is today and discover the song that was written about Vaughn Monroe's own dining and dancing establishment "on the Turnpike."


Photograph courtesy of Tinker Rautenberg


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"You may dine, you may dance,--I'm sure you'll be entranced"

(from the song  by Jack Edwards and Johnny Watson)