"Boston Common - founded in..." Boston Common Tip by Pamela_Peace

Boston Common, Boston: 77 reviews and 149 photos

<font color=996633 size=+1><b>Boston Common</b> - founded in 1634, this is the nation's oldest public park. It originally served as a grazing field for the colonists' cattle and also as a training field for men of arms. Commencement if the <b>Revolutionary War</b> by the British was from Park Square. Today, Bostonians come here to engage in a variety of activities such as concerts, craft fairs, exercise, and relaxation.</font>

Directions: Bound by Tremont, Beacon, Charles and Boylston Streets.
Phone: 617-635 4500
Website: http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/bostoncom

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  • Written Sep 2, 2002
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