Historic Postcards - Indianola Park

Title

Historic Postcards - Indianola Park

Subject

Historic Postcards

Description

Indianola Amusement Park occupied the corner of N. 4th Street and E. 19th Avenue in the University District from 1905 to 1937. The park featured a dance pavilion, a huge swimming pool, an Ingersoll Figure 8 Roller Coaster, a carousel, a scenic railroad, a band shell, and athletic playing fields. In 1908, a theater was added to the park and Indianola began presenting vaudeville for its patrons. In 1909, a shoot-the-chutes ride, The Blue Streak roller coaster, and a “Human Laundry” funhouse were added. From 1909-15, Indianola Park was home field for the Columbus Panhandles professional football team.

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Citation

“Historic Postcards - Indianola Park,” Teaching Columbus, accessed November 12, 2018, https://teachingcolumbus.omeka.net/items/show/146.