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.


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.

In the mood to explore some of the most fascinating historical sites in the state? Take this Massachusetts Historical Sites Road Trip for your next adventure!

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