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Sheehan-Basquil Park

Sheehan-Basquil Monument

Amenities:  Baseball field, playground, swimming pool, mini-pitch, splash pad. 

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Sheehan-Basquil Park is located on the corner of Maple Street and Auburn Street.

Facilities and amenities:

Ray Cross Field- Home to the Manchester Pony League. 
Hunt Pool - Open during the summer months from 1 PM to 5 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. 
Splash Pad - Open daily from 12 PM to 7:45 PM. 
Soccer Mini-Pitch - Hard surface soccer court. 


Capt. Jeremiah A. Sheehan was one of the two people that this park is named after. He was born on October 8th, 1911 and died August 9th, 1944 at the age of 32. He was killed in Normandy and buried in Brittany American Cemetery St. James, France.

PFC James H. Basquil, born on January 12th, 1922 and died on November 12th, 1944 after being wounded four days prior. He was in the 104th Infantry Rect. 26th Yankee division when he died from his injuries. 

History of Sheehan-Basquil Park researched and written by: Catherine P. from Manchester Memorial High School Class of 2011.