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Burncoat Park (North Park)

Burncoat ParkLocation: Burncoat Street to Wawecus Road -
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Size/Land Area: 16.4 Acres.

Playground? Yes.

Ball Field? Yes.

Pool? No.



  • In 1888, 89.421 acres were purchased from John D. Curtis, Joseph E. Bond, Jane Harris, Alfred Smith and Francis Weatherbee.
  • In 1894, the city acquired North Parkway as a gift from Edwin P. Curtis, Harriet B. Curtis and Joseph E. Bond.
  • In 1908, an additional 2.18 acres were purchased from Charles E. Bond and Olive E. Davidson.
  • In 1962, 8.2 acres were taken by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the construction of the I-290 expressway. An additional amount was offered to the Worcester Public Schools for the construction of Wawecus Elementary School.
  • Presently there remains just 16.4 acres of the originally acquired park land.
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