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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Fenway Park is now in the National Register of Historic Places


Fenway Park, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in April 2012 as America's most distinguished baseball park, has been placed in the National Register of Historic Places, according to William Galvin, Secretary of Massachusetts, in an announcement today.

Galvin said the Massachusetts Historical Commission, nominated Fenway Park to the Register in December, and that the nomination was confirmed.

Fenway Park was built by Chalres E. Logue, an Irish immigrant from County Derry who built numerous Boston landmarks in the beginning of the 20th century..   Read about Mr. Logue and the building of Fenway Park here.

For more about Boston's Irish history, visit IrishHeritageTrail.com.

For tourism information visit MassVacation.com or BostonUSA.com.