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Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks
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TitleBefore Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks
AbstractThe early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the Fairmount section of Independence, Missouri and was opened in the 1890s by Arthur Stilwell; (3) Troost Park which was opened in 1888 and located at 29th and Tracy, one block from the Troost Avenue cable line; (4) Forest Park located at the corner of Independence Avenue and Hardesty Avenue and was opened on June 14, 1903; (5) Chelsea Park located in Kansas City, Kansas, opening on July 4, 1887; and (6) Carnival Park located in Kansas City, Kansas, opening on May 25, 1907.
NotesMany of Craig Bryan's manuscripts are available in Special Collections, located in the manuscript files under his name.
AuthorCraig Bryan
DateSpring 2006
SourceJackson County Historical Society Journal
Locationq977.841 J14j
Volume47
Number1
Page3-11
Local SubjectTroost Park
Washington Park
Chelsea Park
Carnival Park
Parks
Amusement Parks
Fairmount Park
Forest Park
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID216362
CONTENTdm number19855
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