Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (demolished) – Wichita KS

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium and Downtown

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, originally Lawrence Stadium, was a baseball stadium built by the Civil Works Administration (CWA) in 1934. Home to minor league baseball and National Baseball Congress tournament for many years. It was demolished in 2018 to make room for… read more

Ackerman Island Removal – Wichita KS

Baseball field on Ackerman Island, facing east 

Ackerman Island was an island in the middle of the Arkansas River. In the early 1900s the land had been developed as an amusement park, but by the late 1920s it had fallen into disuse. Works Progress Administration workers widened… read more