Cambridge Common - Cambridge, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 22.587 W 071° 07.245
19T E 325399 N 4693752
Quick Description: Cambridge Common is the site where the Colonial Army was handed over to Gen. George Washington and is near the campus of Harvard University.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/2/2018 6:21:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMYN9H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 3

Long Description:
In Cambridge, along Massachusetts Avenue is the Cambridge Common.

The common is bounded by Massachusetts Avenu, Garden Street, and Waterhouse Street. The area is roughly triangular shaped. It is generally grassy with trees providing shade. At the center is a Civil War monument. Several paths radiate out from it. To the west is a grouping of monuments related to George Washington taking command of the Colonial Army. There is also a memorial about the Irish Hunger event. Other signs highlight the history of Cambridge.

On the east and southwest side of the common is Harvard University. To the west and north are residences and churches.
Name: Cambridge Common

Street Location: Massachusetts Avenue

Local Municipality: Cambridge

State/Province, etc.: Massachusetts

Country: United States of America

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Not the Common, itself.

Recreational Facilities:
Playground, baseball field.


Monuments/Statues: Civil War, Irish Humger Memorial, Colonial Army, Knox Trails.

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Special Events: None known

Traditional Geocaches:
None known


Date Established: Not listed

Picnic Facilities: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

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