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Veterans Memorial Field
Veterans Memorial Field

Location
Silver Street
Acreage
7
Map/ Lot
110/ 14
Legal Reference
896/ 1

Use Restrictions: Playground and Recreation WEBVeteransMemorialFieldOverview.jpg

Historical information
Veterans Memorial Field was acquired by the town of Greenfield in April of 1946 at town meeting. This parcel was taken by right of eminent domain for playground and recreation purposes as stated in book 896, page 1 in the Franklin County Registry of Deeds.

Description
Veterans Memorial Field currently is utilized by the Greenfield Public High School Athletic Department for high school baseball, and football. The property is a shared athletic field between football and baseball activities and is complete with bleacher seating and lighting structures. The parcel has a field house located on the northern boundary that used for athletic events and is complete with locker rooms.

This parcel, according to the assessor’s map, shows the proper park boundary as the southerly end- zone area and does not include the softball diamond. This parcel should be researched to determine its proper border to determine the parks facilities.

WEBVetsFieldBleachers.jpgFootball Field
The football field is used exclusively by the High School Athletic Department and is off limits to the public. The football field area has seen some recent improvements including bleachers and event lighting.

Baseball Diamond 90’The basbeball diamond at Veteran’s Memorial field is a 90 foot baseline length. It has a shared outfield with the football field and is also used exclusively by the Greenfield High School.

Field House
A field house consisting of shower and restroom facilities exists on the north side of the property. It is serviced by a seperate drive off Silver Street and a small parking area. The Field house is not open for public use.