Larz Anderson Park

Larz Anderson Park is a wooded, landscaped, and waterscaped 64-acre (26 ha) parkland in Brookline, Massachusetts that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The southwest corner of the park is in Boston. The park contains playing fields, picnic areas, gardens, waterways, an ice skating rink, and two sites of special interest:

  • Larz Anderson Auto Museum, the oldest automobile collection in the United States
  • Putterham School, a one-room schoolhouse from colonial times

As Larz Anderson Park is about a half-mile away from Jamaica Pond it might also be considered a de facto extension of Boston's Emerald Necklace into the town of Brookline.

Read more about Larz Anderson ParkFeatures, History, Auto Museum, Putterham School, Gallery

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