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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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Riverfront Project
Riverfront ProjectHelp Improve your Park!
Please join the members of the Riverfront Stewardship Group to plan for the revitalization of the parkland between Watertown Square and the Watertown Yacht Club. We need your ideas, your enthusiasm, and your ongoing participation to help renew one of our greatest natural assets, The Charles River Reservation. 

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If you are interested in becoming a member call (617) 972-6417 or email:


This is a public / private design effort cosponsored by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Town of Watertown, and the Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Fund, a family foundation committed to parks in the Boston metropolitan area.

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