Duxbury, a town of 15,000 in Plymouth County, is one of America's oldest towns. The very affluent population is 15,000 and it is located on the coast about 35 miles south of Boston. One of its earliest setters was Captain Myles Standish. Early on the main industry was shipbuilding followed by fishing. The town has quite a number of historic homes and sites, such as two Captain Bradley's houses and the John Alden House. Snug Harbor provides a charming waterfront scene with many nice shops. Photo of The Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House, headquarters of the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society, courtesy of Wikipedia and Historical Perspective (public domain); The Wright Memorial Library courtesy of Wikipedia and Duxbury Rural & Hist Society (public domain); photo of John Alden House courtesy of Wikipedia and Pete Forsyth (public domain).