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  • Friends of Fellsmere Heights Friends of Fellsmere Heights

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(42.431686,-71.08457)
 

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Mission Statement

THE PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION IS TO HELP KEEP FELLSMERE PARK, SITUATED IN MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS, FOREVER OPEN AS A PUBLIC PARK AND PLAYGROUND CONSISTENT WITH THE HISTORIC CHARACTER OF THIS OLMSTED-DESIGNED PARK; TO PROMOTE RECREATION CONSISTENT WITH THE HISTORIC USES OF THE PARK; TO PROMOTE USE AS A COMMUNITY OPEN SPACE SO RESIDENTS AND VISITORS CAN BOTH ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF NATURE AND GATHER IN A SENSE OF COMMUNITY; TO PROMOTE PROTECTION OF WILD LIFE HABITAT AND WATERSHED IN FELLSMERE PARK AND IN FULTON HEIGHTS, SITUATED IN MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS; TO DEFEND THE GENEROUS DONATIONS, MADE PRIMARILY BY MALDEN RESIDENTS, TO THE FORMER MALDEN HOSPITAL TRUST BY HELPING ENSURE THAT THE ASSETS AND LAND--SITUATED IN MALDEN AND MEDFORD BETWEEN FELLSMERE PARK AND FULTON HEIGHTS--OF THE FORMER TRUST SERVE LOCAL PUBLIC CHARITABLE INTERESTS AND THE LOCAL NEED FOR OPEN SPACE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO ACTIVELY SEEK AND HOLD LAND OR EASEMENTS IN THESE ENVIRONS FOR THESE PURPOSES.

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Friends of Fellsmere Heights (FoFH) was incorporated in 2015 to help keep Fellsmere Park, situated in Malden, Massachusetts, forever open as a public park and playground consistent with the historic character of this Olmsted-designed park; to promote recreation consistent with the historic uses of the park; to promote use as a community open space so residents and visitors can both enjoy the beauty of nature and gather in a sense of community; to promote protection of wildlife habitat and watershed in Fellsmere Park and in Fulton Heights, situated in Medford, Massachusetts; to defend the generous donations, made primarily by Malden residents, to the former Malden Hospital Trust by helping ensure that the assets and land-situated in Malden and Medford between Fellsmere Park and Fulton Heights-of the former Trust serve local public charitable interests and the local need for open space for public health; and to actively seek and hold land or easements in these environs for these purposes.

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http://www.fellsmereheights.org/

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