Northampton in Hampshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Between 1905 and 1907, the land passed from private to public ownership. Over $27,000 in contributions were raised to purchase the land for a city park and approximately $5,000 was designated for development. Main Street Park, as it was then called, opened in 1908 complete with a formal lawn and ornamental pergola designed by New York architect, Joseph Gabringer.
During the 20th century, various proposals calling for the use of the park as a site for a new high school in the 1930s and for off-street
Erected by Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center; sponsored by Pioneer Valley Hotel Group.
Location. 42° 19.056′ N, 72° 37.974′ W. Marker is in Northampton, Massachusetts, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 10) and Masonic Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located beside the sidewalk near the north end of Pulaski Park. This marker is the north-facing side of a 4-panel exhibit. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Upper Main Street (here, next to this marker); Town Center (here, next to this marker); West Main Street (here, next to this marker); Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski (within shouting distance of this Cornet Joseph Parsons (approx. half a mile away); Hadley (approx. 1.6 miles away); Holyoke Range and Skinner State Parks (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Florence Eagles (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northampton.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 101 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.