Elmhurst Park

Description

This illustration is numbered "30". It appears to be a picture postcard of the entrance to Elmhurst Park, an amusement park on Pollard Creek, about five miles southwest of Mineral Wells. The park operated from 1907 to 1913, and was a major attraction in "The nation's most popular health spa" at that time.

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1907/1913.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: A. F. Weaver Collection and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 43 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

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Description

This illustration is numbered "30". It appears to be a picture postcard of the entrance to Elmhurst Park, an amusement park on Pollard Creek, about five miles southwest of Mineral Wells. The park operated from 1907 to 1913, and was a major attraction in "The nation's most popular health spa" at that time.

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1 photograph : b&w

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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers the founding of Mineral Wells through its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town up to the present. It features photos from local historian and photographer A.F. Weaver as well as local families and established research sources.

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Creation Date

  • 1907/1913

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  • 1907 - 1913

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 28, 2006, 1:41 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 26, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

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Elmhurst Park, postcard, 1907/1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20326/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.