Fodor's Expert Review Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park

Westerly Library/Archive

Designed in 1898 by Warren Manning, an associate of Frederick Law Olmsted, co-creator of New York's Central Park, this 14½-acre Victorian strolling park in the heart of downtown Westerly has a pond, a meadow, an arboretum, a perennials garden, sculptures, fountains, and monuments. The Runaway Bunny, a sculpture inspired by the children's book of the same name, is popular with the little ones. A garden market, arts festivals, concerts, and Shakespeare-in-the-park productions are held periodically. The library's Hoxie Gallery holds monthly art exhibitions.

Library/Archive City Park Historic District/Site Green Free Family

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44 Broad St.
Westerly, Rhode Island  02891, USA


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Rate Includes: Free

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