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									Old Town Park, on South St., Mooresville, IN (ca. 1885)   Old Town Park, on South St., Mooresville, IN (ca. 1885)




Old Town Park, on South St., Mooresville, IN (ca. 1885)   Old Town Park, on South St., Mooresville, IN (ca. 1885)
On Oct. 18, 1877, Samuel Moore donated land                                                                                                     On Oct. 18, 1877, Samuel Moore donated land
(along South St., near the East Fork of White                                                                                          PLEASE   (along South St., near the East Fork of White                                                                                          PLEASE
Lick Creek) to use as a town park. This was                                                                                            PLACE    Lick Creek) to use as a town park. This was                                                                                            PLACE
the site for the annual Old Settlers’ Picnic                                                                                           STAMP    the site for the annual Old Settlers’ Picnic                                                                                           STAMP




                                                    Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                    Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
through 1995. Moore stipulated that the park                                                                                            HERE    through 1995. Moore stipulated that the park                                                                                            HERE
include gravel walks and “a good plank fence.”                                                                                                  include gravel walks and “a good plank fence.”
He also insisted that “no baseball, bandy ball or                                                                                               He also insisted that “no baseball, bandy ball or
horse racing” be held on the premises. Such                                                                                                     horse racing” be held on the premises. Such
restrictions were later relaxed as the picnic                                                                              POST CARD            restrictions were later relaxed as the picnic                                                                              POST CARD
evolved into an annual festival.                                                                                                                evolved into an annual festival.


                                                                                                                            ADDRESS                                                                                                                                         ADDRESS




    Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                         Published by Mooresville Public Library
           220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                        220 West Harrison Street
            Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                           Mooresville, IN 46158
            www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                          www.mooresvillelib.org




On Oct. 18, 1877, Samuel Moore donated land                                                                                                     On Oct. 18, 1877, Samuel Moore donated land
(along South St., near the East Fork of White                                                                                          PLEASE   (along South St., near the East Fork of White                                                                                          PLEASE
Lick Creek) to use as a town park. This was                                                                                            PLACE    Lick Creek) to use as a town park. This was                                                                                            PLACE
the site for the annual Old Settlers’ Picnic                                                                                           STAMP    the site for the annual Old Settlers’ Picnic                                                                                           STAMP
                                                    Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                    Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
through 1995. Moore stipulated that the park                                                                                            HERE    through 1995. Moore stipulated that the park                                                                                            HERE
include gravel walks and “a good plank fence.”                                                                                                  include gravel walks and “a good plank fence.”
He also insisted that “no baseball, bandy ball or                                                                                               He also insisted that “no baseball, bandy ball or
horse racing” be held on the premises. Such                                                                                                     horse racing” be held on the premises. Such
restrictions were later relaxed as the picnic                                                                              POST CARD            restrictions were later relaxed as the picnic                                                                              POST CARD
evolved into an annual festival.                                                                                                                evolved into an annual festival.


                                                                                                                            ADDRESS                                                                                                                                         ADDRESS




    Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                         Published by Mooresville Public Library
           220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                        220 West Harrison Street
            Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                           Mooresville, IN 46158
            www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                          www.mooresvillelib.org

								
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