125th anniversary of Forest Park - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

125th anniversary of Forest Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

The Springfield Park Commission celebrated the 125th anniversary of Forest Park Saturday morning.

Officials held tours, showcasing the recently renovated Barney Carriage House.

The 178-acre gift from Everett Hosmer Barney stimulated the creation of Forest Park.

The carriage house was saved from demolition 30 years ago and has since been restored to its original state..

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