A Walk Through Branch Brook Park in Newark

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Branch Brook Park in Newark, New Jersey is beautiful. Not only does it have more than 4000 cherry trees, but many other points of interest. 


The magnificent Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart is viewable from the park:

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The tennis courts are named after tennis great Althea Gibson

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The darker pink cherry blossoms have finally bloomed . . . 

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To read more about the Basilica, read here.

To read more about Althea Gibson, read here.

To read more about the cherry blossoms read here: Newark Cherry Blossoms 
 
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24 comments:

  1. Love the cherry trees — wow!

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    1. They are so pretty - the pride of Newark.

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  2. Beautiful photos and colour :-)

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  3. Beautiful photos, and the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart is amazing. Love those cherry blossoms...so pretty.

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    1. Thank you. The Basilica is huge and incredible, and the cherry blossoms are lovely.

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  4. Wow, such beautiful pictures!

    Jocelyn @ http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

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  5. Thanks for this beautiful walk through the park with the pretty cherry blossoms in bloom!

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    1. You are welcome and thank you for visiting!

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  6. What a stunning park! I love cherry blossoms.
    :-)
    Traci

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    1. It is a stunning park. I dearly love the cherry blossoms!

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  7. Beautiful blossoms! I'm amazed enough at the 3 pink cherry trees down the street - seeing 4000 at once must be stunning.

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  8. I always learn so many things from your Wednesday trips.

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  9. Very nice. Everything looks great. Love that the tennis have that great statue of Althea Gibson. Love the cherry blossoms.

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  10. I enjoyed the beautiful pictures. When you think of Newark beauty does not come to mind. What a great looking park.

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    1. It is a beautiful park. Some parts of Newark are actually quite pretty with some interesting buildings.

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  11. Enjoyed seeing all the great shots - thanks for sharing with us.
    Beautiful architecture.
    Thanks for stopping by and nice comment.

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