Stephen Salisbury III and the creation of Institute Park

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Stephen Salisbury III and the creation of Institute Park

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Portrait of Stephen Salisbury III
Painting of Stephen Salisbury III by Frederic Porter Vinton done in 1891

Stephen Salisbury III Letter of Gift to the city, June 21, 1887
The letter Stephen Salisbury III sent to the mayor of Worcester upon gifting the park to the city, as printed in the Worcester Daily Telegram

The Salisburys: A Peerless Legacy of Public Spirit
A newspaper article on the three Stephen Salisbury's that were important to Worcester and how they helped to develop it.

Coombs' Chronicles Of Worcester: Institute Park
An article from Coombs' Chronicles of Worcester about Institute Park. It talks about the creation and gift of the park.

Worcester Public Works and Parks: Institute Park
An article from Worcester Public Works and Parks describing Institute Park and it's history. Speaks of its creation and how certain pieces got added.

Newspaper quote from Edward Winslow Lincoln
A quote from Edward Winslow Lincoln about the donation of Institute Park from Stephen Salisbury and his conditions. The quote was from an article.

Institute Park Diagram and Announcement
A newspaper article describing the proposed layout of Institute Park along with the gift from Stephen Salisbury

Institute Park Improvement Plan
Newspaper article describing the potential planned improvements to the park such as the Norse Tower and foot bridge,

Corner of Salisbury Street Pre-Park
A sketch of the corner of Salisbury Street and Boynton Street before the creation of Institute Park.

Salisbury Mansion
A photograph of the Salisbury Mansion as it stands today. It has been kept as similar as possible to the past house.
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