Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Roadside Attraction: Three Sisters Sanctuary - Goshen, MA

Three Sisters Sanctuary
Goshen, MA

N 42° 28.262 W 072° 48.530

Short Description: 

Three Sisters Sanctuary is located behind the Good Time Stove Co. store, which has the Giant Tin Man sculpture out front, at 188 Cape St. (Route 112) in Goshen, MA.

Long Description:

The Good Time Stove Co. has an elaborate display of junk art on the grounds of the store since 1973. The owner, Richard M. Richardson, has more recently created an art and nature center called the Three Sisters Sanctuary, adjacent to the store.

The sanctuary features a unique landscape of seven distinct areas with more than 200 vertical stones, meditation paths, sculpture gardens, water garden, amphitheater, and a 15' tall mosaic dragon. The space is dedicated to the healing and creative arts and named in honor of the owners three daughters. it is open The store is open Monday through Saturday but the grounds around the store and much of the sanctuary can bee seen from the store grounds.

Admission is $10, but on this day the owner allowed be to tour the sanctuary for simply a donation to help defray his cost. The site is also used for concerts, weddings, corporate, and family events.

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