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Westfield, MA 01085
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The distinguished Mechanic Street Cemetery is a significant colonial cemetery in Westfield. It is precisely sited at Mechanic Street in Westfield, Massachusetts. It was constructed in 1677 and stands stern even today. It was established as the very first community burial grounds in 1600s. Initially, the cemetery was almost half as of its size at present. It was enlarged in 1825, to its current size.
Constructed in 1761, the Landlord Fowler Tavern is a historically-significant tavern. An active civic house, it is located at 171 Main Street, Westfield, Massachusetts. The interiors are charming and prove as an added impetus to the beauty of this structure. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York preserves its stunningly carved entrance door. Westfield has always been bestowed with the best of the artistic endowment due to the tavern. Currently, the tavern stands as a dual family residence on the central road across Springfield.
This sprawling urban park is spread across an area of close to 325 acres. The park boasts a range of recreational facilities, including a splendid pavilion, baseball diamonds, tennis courts and hiking trails. A haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, the Mittineague Park is home to a variety of rare and endangered plant species that gather around the park's many Vernal pools. Walk through fields awash in the vibrant hues of blooming wild flowers and witness timid deers graze at the meadow. As you explore the park's many hidden delights, keep an eye out for the foxes, hawks and fisher cats that call the park their home. Located as it is within the city, Mittineague Park offers visitors a change to indulge in a little outdoor fun and enjoy the majesty of nature without having to venture beyond the city's limits. The park also hosts a variety of fun events for children, including Easter egg hunts and summer camps.The park is open daily from dawn till dusk.
Located in the Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, the Saint Thomas Cemetery can be dated back to the late 19th Century. The cemetery has interred many local graves and has graves of the past reverends of the church.
Situated near Herman Street, Veterans Field this local park is perfect for a game of soccer. It also has a baseball and softball field.
Located on Park Street, Josiah Day House is the oldest structure of its kind in the country. Built with bricks, it can be dates back to 1754. Built by Josiah Day, this house functions as a museum today and features most of the original items that are well preserved.
The Club Quarter is the center of Springfield nightlife. Located at Stearns Square and the surrounding area, the Club Quarter covers approximately 10 blocks of good food, stiff drinks, and great dancing. Home to over 40 of Springfield's hottest restaurants and nightclubs, the Club Quarter is the place to head for a fun night out.
Stearns Square is a historic block at Bridge Street in Springfield, and is host to the Stearns Square Summer Concert Series each year.
The renowned Edward Bellamy House is sited in the city of Chicopee in Massachusetts. It is designated as a National Historic Landmark and was constructed in 1852. Home of the renowned journalist, Edward Bellamy, presently, it functions as a monumental house museum. Owing to that, the house site carries immense significance and was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
Tower Square is one of the tallest skyscrapers in Springfield and has 29 floors that feature shops, restaurants, offices and entertainment venues. This building was constructed in 1970 and has a height of 371 feet (113 meters).
Old First Church was founded in 1637 and is one of the oldest churches in the United States. The church played an important role in creating Springfield and was part of the Underground Railroad. Unfortunately the church is closed so you can not attend a sermon.
Springfield's City Hall has two picturesque buildings that are modeled after Greek architecture and in between the buildings is a large clock tower. The original building was burned when a monkey knocked over a kerosene lamp at a City Hall fair and it was rebuilt in the early 1900s. The City Hall contains several of the local governments departments and the city council.