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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Along with 75 other groups among them high school marching bands, fife and drum corps, veteran support services, and the Hartford Police and Fire Departments UTC-4-Vets attended a wreath-laying ceremony in remembrance of fallen soldiers in Bushnell Park before the parades kick-off.
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.
Bushnell Park in Hartford also claims to be the oldest public park.
Hayes said that when Abramovitz unveiled a model of his design to Phoenix employees gathered in Hartford's Bushnell Park, the crowd became silent for a few moments, but then erupted into a standing ovation.
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The course starts and finishes at Bushnell Park in downtown Hartford, running along the Connecticut River and passing through East Hartford and South Windsor.