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Tagged: Andrea Perry

A CIRCUS CAMEL COMES TO TOWN!

In my bio I mentioned that I’ve been working on archiving the history of John Ball Park.  I’ve rediscovered some interesting stories about both the park and the zoo.  Or maybe I should say that I’m frequently saying ‘I didn’t know that’.  For instance the flat land along Valley was some of the last land added to the park and while negotiations were ongoing for its purchase the area was used as the city’s circus grounds. 

SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF THE 'DRINKING ROCKS'.

During the afternoons of the last Sunday of each of the summer months, I enjoy going down to the Allegan Fairgrounds to visit at the Antique Market.  Although my main hunt is for JBP postcards, I also enjoy just looking at all the different types of antiques.