Canoeing at Island Park   Save
Canoeing at Island Park
Description: Reverse reads: "Moonlight on the Miami. Island Park. Dayton, O. Montgomery County. See Card #53." Island Park opened on June 20, 1914, on the former location of White City Amusement Park in Dayton, Ohio. White City had been destroyed in the flood of 1913, and interest to rebuild it was sparked after the Dayton Canoe Club held its first regatta here on July 13, 1913. The park became an ideal location for canoeing, boating, ice skating, concerts, dancing, and general recreation, and remained a point of recreational focus for decades. Today it is known as Island MetroPark, operated by Five Rivers MetroParks. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B09F06_018_001
Subjects: Dayton (Ohio); Parks; Canoes; Boats and boating; Sports and leisure
Places: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)