City Of Lawrence

 

Storrow Park

Storrow Park and the Storrow School are named in honor of Charles S. Storrow, first mayor of the City of Lawrence. The park is located on Prospect Hill between High and Pleasant Streets commanding a great view of the City. Murgia Playstead and and a water tower are located in Storrow Park.

Storrow was born in 1809 and graduated from Harvard College in 1829. He came to Lawrence at its very beginning as an engineer for the Essex Company, surveying the early town street system and implementing the construction of the Great Stone Dam and the North Canal. After incoroporation as a city in 1853 he was elected the City’s first mayor serving one term. He also served on the School Committee for six years.

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Park Information

Name: Storrow Park
Location: High Street, by the water tower
Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Fields: No
Field types: Not Applicable
Dugouts: Not Applicable
Spectator Seating: Not Applicable
Tennis Courts: No
Basketball Court: Yes
Lights: No

Playground: Yes
Surface: rubberized base
Jungle-Gym Yes
Slide: Yes
Swings: No
Monkey Bars: Yes
Picnic Tables: No
Other: gazebo
Fence: none

Restrooms: No
Type: Not Applicable
Handicapped Accessible: Not Applicable

Parking: Yes
Number of spaces: unspecified
Number of handicapped spaces: none specified
Paved: Yes