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Turners Falls–Unity Park

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Unity Park
56 1st Street
Turners Falls, Massachusetts 01376
Montague Parks and Recreation Parks webpage

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About Unity Park
Unity Park is Montague Parks and Recreation’s flagship facility and has been one of the most popular outdoor recreation areas in Franklin County for generations.

Facilities included a playground (with a whale water spray feature), sand volleyball court, basketball court, community garden, picnic area, ball fields, and 7,200 square foot skate park.

The Fieldhouse is also home to the Parks and Recreation Department.
From Montague Parks and Recreation Parks webpage

About Turners Falls
Turners Falls is an unincorporated village in the town of Montague in Franklin County. Its name is generally used as a metonym for the entire town of Montague, for which it is the business district and comprises more than half the population.

The village has a total area of 2.3 square miles.

The village of Turners Falls was founded in 1868 as a planned industrial community according to the plan of Alvah Crocker, a prominent man from Fitchburg who envisioned in the immense power of the waterfalls the means of establishing a great city. Crocker was influenced by other, earlier and successful experiments in Lowell and elsewhere. Crocker’s vision was to attract industry to the town by offering cheap hydropower that was made by the harnessing of the Connecticut River, through the construction of a dam and canal. His development concept was to sell mill sites along the power canal to those companies and to sell individual building lots to mill workers who would come to work in the mills. The rest of the village was laid out in a horizontal grid pattern with cross streets numerically. Avenue A, the main commercial district, was designed as a grand tree-lined avenue.
From Wikipedia