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By Friends of the Public Garden

ISBN-10: 0738538914

ISBN-13: 9780738538914

The nation's oldest and so much honored public park, Boston universal has belonged to the folks of Boston seeing that 1634. all through its historical past, it's been a centerpiece of civic lifestyles; the scene of executions, sermons, protests, and celebrations; and in each one century, host to recognized viewers from Generals Washington and Lafayette to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Pope John Paul II. In Colonial occasions, it served as a gathering position, pasture, and armed forces education box. Bostonians within the nineteenth century further treelined shops and paths and, following the Civil warfare, monuments and fountains. despite the fact that, for all its variation to fashionable existence, Boston universal continues to be a eco-friendly retreat remindful of its storied past.

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