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Heritage Park, Taylor

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Heritage Park is a community park in Taylor, Michigan located at 12111 Pardee Road. Many know it as "The Jewel of the City". The park offers baseball diamonds, soccer fields, swimming pools, historical buildings, and many more events for the public to enjoy. Families gather at Heritage Park to engage in activities with the family outside of the home. Free walking tours, which include descriptions of the origins of each historical building located on-site are available upon request.HistoryThere are various buildings and bridges throughout Heritage Park that have an underlying meaning. The West Mound Church located inside of the park was built in the 1880s by German settlers that immigrated to Taylor. Couples still get married in this church or even renew their vows. There was an old train station located in Taylor until it went up in flames in the 1960s. Taylor students made an exact replica to be used as a shop in the park.EventsThere are many events held at the park throughout the year. A lot of sporting events take place such as soccer games, baseball games, tennis, even mud volleyball tournaments. Every summer local bands and even known artists visit the city to play concerts during the Taylor festivities. Heritage Park is known for holding events such as Masco's Art in the Park, Summer & Fall Festival's, and the Junior League World Series.Junior League World SeriesHeritage Park is home to the Junior League World Series founded in 1981. This is an event in which 13- and 14-year-old boys from all over the world come to play for the first-place trophy. The JLWS is usually held in the month of August and lasts for about a week. Young boys and their families come from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, Canada, and the United States. Over 200 Taylor residents volunteer their time and money each year to help out during the games.
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TripAdvisor
  • My wife and I enjoy going there for a walk. Very clean and good place to get out in the fresh air. You will see a lot of wildlife. 
  • This park is extremely pretty. There are quite a few different things to see and do here. I went here to take fall pictures for friends. Pretty big place.. and I like the fact that you can drive aroun...  more »
  • Kinda nestled away in Taylor, large park with plenty of area to stroll through. Large pond with two fountains, covered bridge, handful of older structures and a couple rail cars to enjoy. Can't forget...  more »
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  • Beautiful park with a great walking path around the water. Historic buildings to enjoy as well. Kids will love it! Geese and ducks call this park home, watch where you walk!
  • I love taking my dog here to walk! 🐕
  • Summer fireworks are great. Nice grounds with lots of baseball fields and soccer areas.
  • Great splash pad
  • Great splash park😀