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Going to the Show

Riverside Park - opening notice

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Title Riverside Park - opening notice
Date 6/14/1908
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Asheville Citizen
Description Article mentioning the opening of Riverside Park, approximately 1500 in attendance with a large crowd that came to see the "moving pictures." "The penny arcade had its share of attention too, with everyone anxious to drop in a penny and hear the music or see the pictures."
Notes Article for Riverside park mentions moving pictures
Associated Venues Riverside Park
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations
Repository North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill