Basketball Court (Outdoor)
The historic Bartlet Mall, located in Newburyport, Mass., is a beautiful park featuring a large recreational area and ornamental pond. It was first shaped thousands of years ago by ice which broke off a retreating glacier. When the ice finally melted, it left a steep-sided gully that geologists call a kettle hole.
Salem Common began as the town's common pasture land, to which each Salem citizen could bring a cow to graze.
The Common is now Salem's large, pleasant central park, with the Hawthorne Hotel at its southwest corner.
MA Route 1A passes right along the edge of the Common via the streets named Washington Square North and Washington Square West.
Gatchell's 8.33 acres has a basketball court, Little League Baseball fields, a Midget Football field, playground equipment, bleachers, benches, restroom facilities and parking. It is located at the intersection of West Shore Drive and Lafayette Street.