Few People Know America Got Its First Public Park Right Here In Massachusetts In 1634
As one of the 13 original colonies, Massachusetts has quite a long history. It was here that the Pilgrims first landed and it was here that the first public park opened in America. Long before the United State became a country, Boston Common in Massachusetts was created as a central space for community gatherings.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
As America’s first public park, the Boston Common in Massachusetts is a place of beauty, gathering, recreation, and more. What is your favorite park in Massachusetts? Let us know in the comments. You can learn more about the Boston Common on the National Park Service website.
She's an east coast girl living in a west coast world. Melissa has worked in the entertainment industry for much of her adult life and loves photography, writing, and traveling around the U.S. and to far-flung locations around the world.
Thank you! You'll receive your first newsletter soon!