Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut is the oldest publicly funded park in the United States. It was conceived by the Reverend Horace Bushnell in the mid-1850s at a time when the need for open public spaces was just starting to be recognized. Today the park comprises of green space, and is visited by over one million people each year. Paths through the park contribute to the East Coast Greenway.
Great view of the Connecticut State House. Check the calendar for festivals an other events happening in the park, especially during the summer months. Parking is available at the State House after hours.
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