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Seats built in 1786, removed, 1823

Charles street Mall laid out, June 29, 1824

Frog pond curbed and improved, May, 1826

Park street Mall laid out, May, 1826

Cleared of liquor and gambling stands, July 4, 1829

Attempt to name it Washington Park defeated, Sep. 30, 1830

Inside fence on the east side removed, Nov., 1831

Covered with dead eats and old boots, April, 1832

Boylston street Mall laid out, August, 1836

Iron fence all round, completed, Dec. 16, 1836

Trees planted over the east part, May, 1844

Fireworks displayed on east side, the last time, July 4, 1844

Parade ground prepared on the west side, 1845

Frog pond again improved; water hydrant built, 1848

Flag-staff removed from big elm, to Flag-Staff Hill, 1848

Water Celebration; 100,000 persons said to be present, Oct. 25, 1848

Seats prepared for the Smoker's Retreat, June 5, 1851

Sanitary Police house built on little hill, Oct., 1867

Corner of Tremont and Boylston street cut off one night, June 26, 1868

Brewer fountain, north-east corner, completed, June, 1868

Stone walk, West street to Park square, laid, 1868

Flag-staff removed from big to little hill, June, 1871

Iron fence, cast side, removed to Mount Hope, Oct., 1879

Bridges built over east side to accommodate coasting, Feb., 1874

Stone curb laid next to Tremont street, May, 1876


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