This Day in Norwood History- August 5

Charles Sumner Bird Gives Norwood Playground Site

05 Aug 1924, Tue The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

NORWOOD, Aug 5—A new playground and park will be laid out in the rear of the Balch School on land donated to the town by Charles Sumner Bird. At Mr. Bird’s request, the new park will be known as Charles W. Eliot Park. Plans call for a ball field, small concrete stadium and a wading pool for the children.

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