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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

John Ball Park, Pavilion in Winter

John Ball Park, Pavilion in Winter

The open area of the pavilion covered by a roof can easily be seen in this winter photograph. An adjacent terrace edged with a decorative railing is accessed by stairs on either side. Windows in the lower level are almost covered by snow.


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TitleJohn Ball Park, Pavilion in Winter

The building was of red brick with a tile roof. Dances were held here during the summer months, and at a later time the upper level of the pavilion was enclosed and for many years Circle Theater performed here in warm weather.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI.
Collection#54, GR Public Library Photo Coll., History & Special Collections Dept.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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