Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh are planning to be on hand for the groundbreaking of a park dedicated to the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon attacks.
Eight-year-old Martin Richard was one of three people killed when two bombs planted near the finish line exploded on April 15, 2013.
On Wednesday at 1 p.m., the Republican governor and Democratic mayor will join members of the Richard family to celebrate the beginning of construction of Martin's Park.
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The space will be located near the Boston Children's Museum on the South Boston waterfront and will include small sculpture animals, binoculars, slides and a basket swing, play ship, timber maze climber and water garden.
The goal is to create a space for children and families to learn, grow and play.