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Boston Common (also known as "the Common") is a central public park in Boston, Massachusetts. It is sometimes erroneously referred to as the "Boston Commons". Dating from 1634, it is the oldest city park in the United States.
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Boston Common/Public Garden was created in 1634 and has 80 species of plant. There are places for lunch, picnic and beautiful sight seeing.
Here the Colonial militia mustered for the Revolution. In 1768, the hated British Redcoats began an eight-year encampment. George Washington, John Adams and General Lafayette came here to celebrate our nation's independence. The 1860s saw Civil War recruitment and anti-slavery meetings. During World…
The city center of Boston lies here! From here you can access Downtown & Back Bay easily.
Located in the heart of downtown, Boston Common is an essential attraction for all visitors and travelers coming to Boston. Boston's financial district, downtown Crossing, Newbury Street, Copley Place, Public Garden, and many more major attractions are within walking distance. Boston Common used to…