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Columbus - Rivers & Parks
Description: A band marches at an unidentified racetrack in Columbus, Ohio. It is most likely Driving Park Race Track. Located on the city's South Side, Driving Park Race Track was a large horse racing complex that eventually allowed auto races. It operated during 19th and early 20th century. In 1905 it hosted world's first 24-hour car race. The park gave its name to Driving Park -- an urban residential area on the Near East Side of Columbus. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07728
Subjects: Cultural Ohio--Popular Culture; Horse racing; Automobile racing; Columbus (Ohio)--History--19th century; Columbus (Ohio)--History--20th century; Neighborhoods--Ohio--Columbus
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)