Norwood Town Common - Norwood, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 11.650 W 071° 12.019
19T E 318325 N 4673678
The Norwood Town Common is located at the center of the town, where Washington Street meets Nahatan Street, and is where music concerts are held every summer.
Waymark Code: WM7MKV
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/09/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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In the center of Norwood, where Washington Street intersects with Nahatan Street, is a rectangular green space known as the Norwood Town Common.

The town common is across Nahatan Street from the Norwood Memorial Municipal Building, a stone building with a square bell tower. The Town common has a gazebo in the center, and six paths radiating from it: four that go to each corner, and two that run between the midpoints of the long side of the common.

On the corner with Washington Street and Nahatan Street is a statue that is a memorial to the military services.

No sign for the park was seen, though it is a typical 'town common' in appearance and location.

In the summers, concerts are given from or near the gazebo. Bands include swing bands, jazz, and community bands. Following is a link to the 2009 schedule: (visit link)
Name: Norwood Town Common

Street Location: Washington Street, Nahatan Street, Cottage Street and Central Street

Local Municipality: Norwood

State/Province, etc.: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Established: Not known

Picnic Facilities: None

Recreational Facilities:

Monuments/Statues: Protectors of the American Way Monument

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): None

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Special Events: Summer Concerts

Traditional Geocaches:
None known.

Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

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