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Black and white photograph of an aerial view of the Racetrack, now the Civic Center property, 1960-1965. This was initially the Driving Park for horse and buggies and later horse racing, car racing, baseball diamonds and the fairgrounds.

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A newspaper photo of the race track at the fairgrounds shortly before the Civic Center was built. The Northwestern Michigan Fair moved south of town. In earlier years this was a driving park (for horse and buggies), sulky races, baseball games and…

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Soldiers marching at the driving park and baseball diamond on the present Civic Center site. Probably Hannah Rifles given the time.

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Baseball game at the old Driving Park, now the Civic Center property. Sign advertises the South Side Co., building materials.

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Baseball game at the "Driving Park", now the Civic Center.

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Cars and house trailers gathered at the county fair grounds (now the Civic Center) on East Front Street. The tourists would come to the area for "reunion" each year. Text on back of photo in second image
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