• Dexter Mill/Tub Mill

    Dexter Mill/Tub Mill

    In the 19th and early 20th centuries, a water-powered sawmill was located at Dexter Mill. It manufactured staves for tubs and barrels. The mill building burned down during a thunderstorm in 1911. Today,...
  • Dunseith Gardens

    Dunseith Gardens

    Home of the seahorse “Salty”, a Mattapoisett landmark to generations of South Coast visitors, here you’ll find children’s playground, picnic tables, a gazebo, flower gardens, and a nature...
  • Munro Waterfront

    Munro Waterfront

    So the sound of hammers of the ships carpenters was heard along this harbor for the first time – a resonance that rang over the fields and woods for more than a century. A sound so penetrating that...


Welcome to the website of the Mattapoisett Land Trust. We hope to make it easier for you to learn about what we do and why it's important. You will find a calendar of MLT activities that take place throughout the year. We encourage you to experience our properties and appreciate their biodiversity and hope you will consider supporting our mission by becoming a member or volunteer.

MLT Video

Walega-Livingstone Dedication pt I