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.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Bushnell Park in Hartford also claims to be the oldest public park.
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Hartford, named in 1637, houses USA's oldest public park (Bushnell Park), oldest continuously published newspaper (Hartford Courant), oldest public art museum (The Wadsworth Atheneum); besides Trinity College and Hartford Seminary.
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