Municipal Ballpark (demolished) – Aberdeen SD

Description

Aberdeen’s Municipal Ballpark, a.k.a. Pheasant Park, was constructed in 1936, competed as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. The facility rebuilt in 1954 and demolished in 1975. The exact location of the since-demolished ballpark is unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

The New York Times: "ROOSEVELT FINDS WPA AID CHEERING DROUGHT REGIONS," Aug. 29, 1936 (pg. 1)

http://www.digitalballparks.com/Northern/Aberdeen.html (accessed Apr. 2018)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 3, 2018.

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Location Info


Aberdeen, SD

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 45.465, -98.486

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