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Niagara Falls. - International, 118 acres.
Newton, Mass. - Farlow Park (Newton), 3 3/4 acres; Centre Green (Newton Centre), 834 acres; Washington Park (Newtonville), 1 acre: Auburn dale Park (Auburndale), 1 acre; Lincoln Park, (West Newton), X acre; Wolcott Park (Auburn-dale),5/8 acre; Loring Park (Newton Centre), % acre; Hyde Park (Newton Highlands), 34 acre.
New York City, N.Y. - Central Park and Manhattan Square, 859 acres; Riverside Park, 89 1/3 acres; Morningside Park, 31 1/4 acres; High-Bridge Park, 23 acres; Battery Park, 81 acres; Mt. Morris Park, 8© acres; Tompkins Square, 10 1/2 acres; City Hall Park. 8 1/4 acres; Washington Square, 834 acres; Madison Square, 6 acres; Fourth Avenue Park, 5 acres; Bryant Park (formerly Reservoir Park), 4 3/4 acres; Stuyvesant Park, 434 acres; Union Square, 3 1/2 acres; East River Park, 3 acres; Park Avenue Park, 1 acre; Bowling Green, 34 acre; Canal Street Public Place, 1/3 acre; Cooper Institute Public Place, 1/4 acre; Jackson Square, 1/4 acre.
Norfolk, Va. - Cemetery Lawn (not a burial place), 5 acres; City Hall Lawn, about 1 acre.
North Adams, Mass. - Town Park, 8 acres.
Norwalk, Conn. - Union Park, 5 acres; Church Green, 8 acres; 3 private parks, containing each between 60 and 90 acres.
Norwich, Conn.-Williams Park, about 9 acres, containing a Soldiers' Monument; Franklin Park, about 4 acres; Broadway Park, about 8 acres.
Oakland, Cal. - Independence Square, about 5 acres; Plaza, 8 acres; Lafayette Park, 1 1/3 acres; Oakland Park, 1 1/3 acres; Harrison Park" 134 acres; Lincoln Park, 134 acres; Jefferson Park, 1 1/3 acres.
Ogdensburg, N. Y. - River Bank Park, 5 acres; Hamilton Park, 3 acres; Mansion Park, 3 acres.
Omaha, Neb. - Hanscom Park, 4© acres; Jefferson Square, 8 acres.
©range, N. J. - Llewellyn Park, about 750 acres.
Oshkosh, Wis. - Stock-Growers' Association Grounds, containing the finest Exhibition Hall in the State, 50 acres.
Oswego, N. Y. - Franklin Square, about 4 3/4 acres; Washington Square, about 4 3/4 acres.
Paterson, N. J. - Garret Mountain, 350 feet above the sea, with a view of from20 to 100 miles, north and south - about 8©© acres; Passaic Falls Park (in the city), about 1© acres, and containing the Soldiers' Monument.
Pawtucket, R. I. - Wilkinson Park, % acre; Mineral Spring Park, 34 acre.
Peoria, Ill. - Jefferson Park, 58 acres; Bradley Park, 45 acres; Central Park, 5 3/4 acres; Court House Square, 8 acres; State House Square, 3 acres; Morton Square, 2 3/4 acres.
Petersburg, Va. - West End Park, about 3© acres, containing a lake of several acres, Exhibition Buildings and a racecourse; Central Park, 11 3/4 acres, with a lake of about 3/4 acre, stocked with carp, a fountain and spring.
Philadelphia, Pa. - Fairmount Park, 8,79134 acres.
Pittsburgh, Pa. - Snyder Square, 1/3 acre; Goosetown Park, 1/3 acre.
Pittsfield, Mass. - The City Park, 7 acres; Public Square, 1 acre; Small Park, 1/3 acre.
Portland, Me. - Deering Oaks, 4434 acres; Eastern Promenade, 18 acres; Western Promenade, 1634 acres; Lincoln Park, 834 acres.
Portsmouth, O. - City Park, 3 1/4 acres, containing the Soldiers' Monument.
Pottsville, Pa. - Court House Square, about 3/4 acre.
Providence, B. I. - Roger Williams Park, 1©1 acres; Dexter Training Ground, 934 acres; Cove Promenade, 7% acres; Blackstone Park, 5 acres; Roger Williams Square, 1 acre; Washington Square, 1 acre; Franklin Square, 34 acre; Pros-pect Terrace, 1/4 acre, and four smaller ones.
Quincy, Ill. - Madison Park, about 7 acres; Washington Park, about334 acres; Franklin Park, about 3/4 acre.
Bacine, Wis. - East Public Park. 2 3/4 acres; West Public Park, 2 3/4 acres; Fourth Ward Park, 8 acres.
Beading, Pa. - City Park, 5 acres.
Richmond, Ind. - City Park, about 3 acres; a City Farm of 8© acres; a park (unnamed) of
100 acres, containing a beautiful glen, lake, groves and valuable springs.
Richmond, Va. - Reservoir Park, 203 acres: Chimborazo Park. 39 acres; Capitol Park, 12 1/2 acres; Gamble's Hill Park, 8 3/4 acres; Monroe Square, 7½ acres; Marshall Square, 3½ acres; Taylor's Park, 8 acres, City Spring Park, 2/3 acre.
Rochester, N. Y. - Jones Square, 6 3/4 acres; Brown Square, .5 acres; Franklin Square, 1½ acres; Washington Square, 1 acre; Wadsworth Square, 1 acre; Madison Square, ¾ acre; Plymouth Square, ¾ acre.
Rock Island, Ill. - Government Arsenal and Armory Grounds, 970 acres: Court House Square, 2 1/3 acres: Union Square, 2¼ acres; Franklin Square, 1 2/3 acres; Market Square, 1 acre.
Rome, N. Y. - East Park, 1 acre; West Park, 1 acre.
Rutland, Vt. - North, Centre and South (or Elm), all comprising Main Street Park, contain, in all, about 10 acres; North and South Depot Parks (united), 1 acre.
Sacramento, Cal. - State Agricultural Park, containing the State Race-Course, 50 acres; Cap itol Park, on which stands the State House, 40 acres; East Park, between 30 and 40 acres.
Saginaw City, Mich. - City Park, 1 1/3 acres.
St. Joseph, Mo. - Exposition Grounds, 10 acres; Smith's Park, 1 acre; Patee Park, 1 acre; Mitchell Park, 1 acre; Washington Park, )4 acre.
St. Louis, Mo. - Forest Park, 1,372 acres; Tower Grove Park. 266 3/4 acres; Carondelet Park, 183 acres; O'Fallon Park, 158)4 acres; St. Louis Fair Grounds, 100 acres; Shaw's Botanical Gardens,80 acres; Compton Hill Reservoir Grounds. 30 acres; Lafayette Park, 30 acres; Benton Park, 14 1/3 acres; Exchange Square, 13 acres; Hyde Park, 18 acres; Lyon Park, 11 acres; St. Louis Place, 10 3/4 acres; Gravois Park, 8 1/4 acres; Washington Square, 6 acres; Missouri Park, 4 acres; La Clede Park, 3 acres; Carr Square, 2 1/3 acres; South St. Louis Square, 1% acres, Jackson Place, 1 2/3 acres; Gamble Place, 1 acre.