Monday, May 23, 2011

Westside Park, Muncie

Photographs of Westside Park, a municipal park in Muncie, Indiana, from Cuno Kibele's personal scrapbook, ca. 1910s, not long after the park was created. According to the city's website, the park's "historical roots go back to the development of a terminus for the trolley line during the early 1900's. Situated along the banks of the White River, the terrain slopes toward the river and is covered with many mature trees."

The suspension bridge and water park, featured prominently in the photos, are not extant.

Images: Cuno Kibele scrapbook, ca. 1910. Kibele and Garrard Architectiral Records Collection, Drawings + Documents Archive, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries.

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