Sturbridge, town (1990 pop. 7,775), Worcester co., S Mass.; inc. 1738. Tourism is its major industry; Old Sturbridge Village, a re-creation of an early New England village complete with shops, a general store, and a meetinghouse, draws year-round visitors. The Sturbridge Auto Museum is also there.

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