Bushnell Park


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Bushnell Park

Address:Elm and Trinity Sts
Hartford, CT 06103

Phone:860-246-7739
Web: www.bushnellpark.org
Size: 41 acres.
Location:Trinity and Elm Streets, downtown Hartford.
Facilities:Walking trails, restored 1914 carousel, Pump House Gallery.
Activities:Walking, picnicking.
Special Features:The first municipal park in the nation to be conceived, built, and paid for by citizens through a popular vote. Attracts an estimated one million visitors annually.

See other parks in Connecticut.
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Team Fidelco runners will receive a team t-shirt or singlet and Race Day refreshments and bag storage at Fidelco's tent in Bushnell Park.
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June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- From Latin rhythms to cool jazz to red-hot licks, the 15th Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz (GHFJ) will showcase the full spectrum of jazz stylings from some of music's greatest artists in the capitol city's Bushnell Park this summer, July 14-15-16.