Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Pools, Parks and Recreation

Alexandria's Race Track. Located on McArthur Drive near the site
of Tractor Supply today. Postcard is from about 1905-08.
Baseball Park. The forerunner of Bringhurst field.
Near Texas Avenue. Card from 1915-20.
Postcard dated 1907. Electric Park. Located near Texas Avenue
 and Jackson Street.
This is Kent Park, or as the photo above it says, "Electric Park".
It was located at hte end of the streetcar line, Texas Avenue
and Jackson. This postcard from the early 1920's.
Alexandria Concert Band. Postcard from about 1905-10.

Alexandria's current City Park and Zoo. Postcard from the 1940's.
Located  on Masonic Drive.
Alexandria Zoo in background. Rock Garden near Bayou.
Circa:  1940's.
Bridge across bayou in City Park. 1940's Postcard.

Camp Mary Hill in Pineville, near the Veterans Hospital and the
former site of the original  LSU. Postcard from the 1950's.