WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2012/2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Labyrinths Gotland, Sweden; and in San Francisco (the Land's End labyrinth, which overlooks the Golden Gate Bridge). A database of historic and modern labyrinths around the globe is found via the Worldwide Labyrinth locator (labyrinthlocator.com). "The lessons are deep, but very obvious with every step we take," informs Musser. "We're all on this path together; we may not walk at the same pace, and often we may feel like we are going in different directions, sometimes in step with each other, some- times alone. But ultimately all of us are on the same path." A Labyrinth that Connects the Past to the Future The newest labyrinth to be found in the Boston area—in fact, the only one on public land—is on the Rose Kennedy Greenway near the North End. The 62-foot-wide labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park consists of nine concentric circles with a single path lead- ing to the center and back out. The labyrinth is part of a half-acre parcel that is a gift to the City of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from local Armenian- Americans, built at no cost to taxpayers. Armenian Heritage Park is located between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park, and is notable not only for the stone labyrinth, but for its landscaping, seating, and an abstract sculpture positioned over a reflecting pool that will change shape La 116 WellesleyWeston Magazine | winter 2012/2013 PETER VA NDERW A RKER byrinth at Armenia n Park, Boston

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