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Fire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park
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TitleFire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park
AbstractPostcard image and short historical article about the old Fairmount Park, located in what is now Sugar Creek, Missouri. The 50-acre recreational area was developed by railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell to increase ridership on his railroads. Sections of the park were heavily damaged by fires in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
AuthorMichael Bushnell
DateMarch 23, 2011
SourceNortheast News
Column NamePostcards of Historic Northeast
Local SubjectFairmount Park
Stilwell, Arthur E.
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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CONTENTdm number39787
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