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Did You Know? Shattuck Park

In 1924, Town Meeting voted to accept a conveyance by way of gift from Emma L. Shattuck of title to a parcel of land containing approximately nine and one-half acres situated southerly of Winter Street, the same to be located as a Public Park and be known as Shattuck Memorial Park, said action taken on the following tender of gift:

I desire to convey to the Town of Norwood by way of gift a certain parcel of land containing approximately nine and one-half acres of land situated southerly of Winter Street for the purpose of laying out the same as a Public Park, appropriate action for such purpose to be taken by the Selectmen.

This gift is in Memory of my late husband, Edmund J. Shattuck, and I request that the parcel be named, “Shattuck Memorial Park.”

EMMA L. SHATTUCK.

December 29, 1924.

Source: Norwood Annual Report, 1924

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