Park at Laurel & Willow Streets

by Laurel | September 10th, 2009

September 10, 1891, page 6

Corner of Laurel and Willow Street. Image from Google Maps.

Corner of Laurel and Willow Street. Image from Google Maps.

Some of the residents of Elmwood have interested themselves in laying out a small tract of land at the junction of Laurel and Willow streets as a park. The grading of the land has been begun and it is the intention of those interestedin the improvement to place a fountain in the center of the park and set out flowers on the tract.

From The Springfield Republican.

[Note: I’ve driven past this park a million times. Had no idea it was organized this long ago, next time in Holyoke, I’ll stop and read the signs. Does this park have a name? Image from Google maps. ]

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