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Wooster Square

Wooster Square is a neighborhood in the city of New Haven, Connecticut to the east of downtown. The name refers to a park square located between Greene Street, Wooster Place, Chapel Street and Academy Street in the center of the neighborhood.

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Named for Revolutionary War hero David Wooster, the square was conceived in the early 1800s and has been refurbished to simulate a turn-of-the-century park. The square is surrounded by a border of Yoshino cherry trees whose blooming is celebrated every spring.

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Bordered by Wooster Pl., Chapel, Academy, and Greene Sts.
New Haven, CT 06511

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