Avery Woods

“Friends of Albemarle” is Formed

The city’s proposal to site a football stadium at Albemarle Park spurred a group of Newtonville neighbors to take a more active role in preservation and management of the neighborhood open spaces.

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Avery Sign

Avery Woods Agreements

Avery Memorial Woods was acquired in 1959 from the Avery family through a negotiated eminent domain taking.
According to the Newton Graphic, the land “was sold to the city at a small cost in 1959 with the understanding that it would be used only for park and recreational purposes.”

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