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Bicentennial Park

Bicentennial Park is centrally located between the new (2007) Law Enforcement Center, Fire Station #1, and the new Library to be completed by 2009.

The initial site was established in 1976 in celebration of the Nation's Bicentennial through the fundraising efforts of community resident Dorothy Seeley. The site featured a monument, benches, and a time capsule to be opened at the Centennial Celebration (100 years), flag pole, and 13 different types of trees representing the 13 original colonies. Unfortunately not all the trees were native to Wisconsin and did not survive the cold winters.

In 2006, Bicentennial Park was officially dedicated as a City park. As part of the City's 50th Celebrations held in 2007, 13 native to Wisconsin oak trees were planted during an Arbor Day Celebration to replace the original trees. To further enhance the park, a legacy fountain was placed in the park as a centerpiece.

Funding for the fountain was made possible through the generous donations from Dan Jansen Family Fest, Inc. The fountain is framed by a beautiful dove shaped landscaping, which includes a variety of daylilies (Greenfield's city flower), donated by the Daylily Foundation of Milwaukee.

New engraved granite benches and flag poles were also added. To leave a lasting mark, Greenfield residents, businesses, and organizations have the opportunity to purchase personalized engraved bricks.

A Memorial Celebration sponsored by Dorothy Seeley is held annually on Memorial Day Weekend.
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