Roslindale, Massachusetts: Alexander the Great Park

Alexander, a famous Macedonian conqueror, has a toehold in the suburbs of Boston.

Address:
Robert St., Roslindale, MA
Directions:
North edge of town, where Belgrade Ave. intersects Robert St., just south of the railroad overpass. Look for the Greek columns and the pediment lettered "Alexander the Great Park" in large letters.
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Alexander the Great Park

The catmint and daylilies give the park a real Mediterranean feel. You almost have a sense of being in Pella, the ancient capital of historical Macedonia in northern Greece where Alexander the Great was born.

[Bonnie, 01/20/2017]

Alexander the Great bust.

Alexander the Great Park

A bust of Alexander the Great was a gift from Greece randomly given to the people of Roslindale (even though Ol' Alex was Macedonian...)

[Veronique, 07/05/2016]

According to the inscription on the statue's base, it was given in April 1997 "to the People of the City of Boston." The fact that it wound up here probably had something to do with the Greek Orthodox church across the street.


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