Date Visited: July 3, 2016
Location: 478 Springfield St, Feeding Hills (Agawam), MA
Hours: Open everyday, 24 hours a day
Time To Allot For Visit: 5-10 minutes
Parking: While there is no designated parking area for the park there is plenty of parking available at the American Legion Post located behind the park and parking is available at the strip mall across the street
Dog Friendly: Yes
Highlights: sculpture, tank, memorial, well manicured grounds
I don’t know about you but I’m really stoked to see that Judas Priest cover band.
But the real attraction on Springfield St in Feeding Hills (a territory in Agawam, MA), is the tank and Freedom Eagle sculpture located in front of “The Tank” American Legion Post 185. The Tank is an eatery/event venue servicing veterans.
The tank is a M-60 tank monument dedicated to all veterans (past, present and future)
Donated in 2005, the Freedom Eagle shows an eagle soaring through the air, fish clutched tightly in his or her grip
There is also a memorial from the town of Agawam in remembrance of the people who served during World War I.
Although it is a small park there is a lot to take in and it certainly makes you proud and grateful.
The area is also a common spot for dog walkers. Across the street, we saw a group of four big dogs being walked. This is a group of Bernese Mountain Dogs. The dogs go to the local senior center and visit Alzheimer’s patients as therapy dogs.
From left to right: Roma, Tony and Lena (one of the other dogs was a bit camera shy).
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July 5th, 2016 at 9:35 pm
Great photos and location info!
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July 5th, 2016 at 10:43 pm
July 10th, 2016 at 12:55 am
hello new england nomad its dennis the vizsla dog hay bernese mowntin dogs!!! my brother tucker had wun in his puppy klass like a millyun yeerz ago her naym wuz tillie and the too of them just adord eetch other!!! mama and dada hav had a soft spot for bernese mowntin dogs ever sinse!!! ok bye
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July 10th, 2016 at 11:05 am
Thank you Dennis! I’ve always loved the bernese mowntin dogs as welll!