Gardner Heritage State Park Article

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Gardner Heritage State Park
Visitors Center, Gardner Heritage State Park, Gardner MA.jpg
Map showing the location of Gardner Heritage State Park
Map showing the location of Gardner Heritage State Park
Location in Massachusetts
Location Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates Invalid argument for ln: <= 0.km 42°34′38″N 71°59′39″W / 42.57722°N 71.99417°W / 42.57722; -71.99417
GARDNER HERITAGE STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

Invalid argument for ln: <= 0.km 42°34′38″N 71°59′39″W / 42.57722°N 71.99417°W / 42.57722; -71.99417
Area0 acres (0 ha) [1]
Established1985
Operator Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Gardner Heritage State Park was a history-focused state park located in the city of Gardner, Massachusetts. The facility, which occupied a former firehouse, offered exhibits on Gardner's industrial past as a center of furniture manufacturing. [2] Opened in winter 1985, [3] it was closed in 2002. [4] Following its permanent closure, the Gardner Museum took possession of the center's artifacts and historic holdings. [5]

References

  1. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "Gardner Heritage State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Archived from the original on February 7, 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2014.
  3. ^ "Gardner Heritage State Park". Massachusetts Heritage State Parks. p. 17. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Barnes, George (January 13, 2013). "Budget cuts keep Gardner Heritage State Park visitors center closed". Telegraph & Gazette. Worcester, Mass. Retrieved January 31, 2014.
  5. ^ "The Gardner Museum, Inc". Retrieved October 7, 2017.