About Boston Common

Boston Common is a central public park in downtown 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. The Boston Common consists of 50acre of land bounded by Tremont Street, Park Street, Beacon Street, Charles Street, and Boylston Street. The Common is part of the Emerald Necklace of parks and parkways that extend from the Common south to Franklin Park in Roxbury. A visitors' center for all of Boston is located on the Tremont Street side of the park.The Central Burying Ground is found on the Boylston Street side of Boston Common. There, one can find the burial sites of the artist Gilbert Stuart and the composer William Billings. Also buried there are Samuel Sprague and his son, Charles Sprague, one of America's earliest poets. Samuel Sprague was a participant in the Boston Tea Party and fought in the Revolutionary War.

Future events in Boston Common

Fourth Annual Disney Cosplay Picnic

Fourth Annual Disney Cosplay Picnic

Saturday 20. May 2017
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Second Annual Pokemon Picnic

Second Annual Pokemon Picnic

Saturday 17. June 2017
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First Ubisoft Picnic
Saturday 03. June 2017
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