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Montpelier Park Commission Records, 1906-1996.
Montpelier Park Commission (Montpelier, Vt.).
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  Doc 420  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Corporate Author : Montpelier Park Commission (Montpelier, Vt.).
Title : Montpelier Park Commission Records, 1906-1996.
Physical Description : 2 linear ft. (2 boxes, 1 folder, & 1 volume).
General Note : Continued in Doc 421, Ms Size B, XMSC 052.
Summary :

The Montpelier Park Commission Records are a collection of commission minutes, financial data, correspondence and other materials relating to the acquisition and operation of Montpelier parks from 1906-1996.

The collection includes the original illustrated plans for Hubbard Park, drawn by Boston landscape architect Dana F. Dow in 1908.

Materials relating to acquisition of land for Hubbard Park, Summer Street Park, and the Blanchard Park are included. There is extensive documentation of renovations to the tower in Hubbard Park in 1989-1990.

Biographical or historical data :

The Montpelier Park Commission was created in 1906 due to a suggestion in the will of John Hubbard. In that year, Mr. Hubbard willed to the city of Montpelier most of the land now known as Hubbard Park, along with funds for establishment and maintenance of the park. There are five elected commissioners who function as an official part of the city government.

Personal Subject : Hubbard, John, d. 1906.
Geographic Term : Montpelier (Vt.) Buildings, structures, etc. Redstone Project.
Montpelier (Vt.) Parks Summer Street Park.
Montpelier (Vt.) Parks Blanchard Park.
Montpelier (Vt.) Parks Hubbard Park.
Genre/Form : Agendas.
Annual reports.
Architectural drawings.
Financial records.
Land surveys.
Added Author : Dow, Dana F.
Electronic Resource : Click here for full text of finding aid.