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Dayton, O. - National Military Home Grounds, about 800 acres; Miami and Mad River Levees (used for Parks), 10 acres; City Park, 4 acres; Public Landing (Canal), 3 acres.
Denver, Col. - City Park, 330 acres; Jewell Park, 160 acres; Argo Park, 13 acres; Capitol Park, 5 acres; Curtis Park, 4 acres; Fuller Park,
4 acres; Clover Park, 4 acres.
Des Moines, Iowa - Capitol Square, 10 acres; Governor's Square, 6 acres; State Square, 2 acres; Franklin Square, about 2 acres; Court House Square, 3 acres.
Detroit, Mich. - Belle Isle (Island) Park, about 700 acres; Grand Circus Park, about 8 acres; Cass Park, about 5 acres; Campus Martius, about 3 acres; Clinton Park, 1)4 acres; Adelaide Campau, Stanton, Macomb, Elton and Crawford (elliptical) Parks, each about 3/4 acre; Centre and West Parks, each from 1/2 to 3/4 acre; Library, East and School Parks, formerly ranging from 1/2 to 3/4 acre each, are now the sites of the Public Library, Police Commissioners' and High School buildings.
Dubuque, Iowa - Public Square, 4 1/8 acres; Jackson Park, 3 1/4 acres; Market Square, 2 1/2 acres; Washington Park, 3 acres.
Easton, Pa. - Farmers' and Mechanics' Institute Grounds, 20 acres; Borough Circle, about 3 acres.
East Norwich, N. Y. - Play-ground, 1 acre.
East Saginaw, Mich. - Hoyt Park, about 20 acres, densely covered with native oak and elm trees; City Hall Square, about 3 acres, to be occupied by the City Hall and Hovt Library building.
Eau Claire, "Wis. - Randall Park, 3 acres; Central Park, 8 acres; University Park, 2 acres.
East Weymouth, Mass. - Agricultural Fair
Grounds, 50 acres.
Elizabeth, N. J. - North Park, 10 3/4 acres: Jackson Park, 5 3/4 acres; Jefferson Park, 4 1/8 acres; Wilson Park, 3X acres; Singer Park, 2 1/2 acres; Scott Park, 3/4 acre; Sheridan Park, 1-12 acre.
Elmira, N.Y. - Grove Park, 8 acres; Main Street Park, 4 acres.
Erie, Penn.-East and West Parks (double) about 6 acres; Double Park (unimproved), about 6 acres.
Evansville, Ind. - Salt Wells Park, 10 acres: Willard Park, 8X acres; Fulton Avenue Park, 3 acres; Franklin Street Park, 3 acres; Sunset Park, 3 acres; Butterfield Park, 1 )4 acres; Fourth Street Park, 1 acre; Seventh Street Park, 1 acre.
Fall River, Mass. - South Park - Public Pleasure Grounds - 120 acres; North Park. 40 acres; Central Park - picnic groves - 16 acres.
Flushing, N.Y. - City Park, 2 1/2 acres.
Fond du Lac, Wis. - Taylor's Park, 30 acres; Ingram's Park, 20 acres; Court House Square, 2 1/2 acres; also 18 Public Squares, not designated, but located at Street Crossings, and containing, each, about 1 1/2 acres.
Galesburg, Ill. - Lombard College Park. 10 acres; Knox College Park, 10 acres; City Park, 7 acres; Central Park, 3/4 acre.
Galveston, Texas - Oleander Park, 80 acres; Beach Park, 7 acres; Lafitte Square, 8 acres; San Jacinto Square, 3 acres; Sherman Square, 8 acres; Lamar Square, 2 acres; Santa Anna Square, 3 acres.
Grand Rapids, Mich. - Lincoln Park, 10 acres; Highland Park, 5 acres; Fulton Street Park, 1% acres; Soldiers' Monumental Park, 13X square rods.
Hamil ton, 0. - Fourth Ward Park, 8X acres. First Ward Park, 3% acres; Court House Park, about 3 2/3 acres.
Hannibal, Mo. - Public Square, 1 34/ acres.
Harrisburg, Pa. - State Capitol Park, 15 acres; Harris Park (estimated), 3 acres; Lincoln Park (estimated), 3 acres.
Hartford, Conn. - Bushnell Park, about 62 acres.
Haverhill, Mass. - Public Common, 1/2 acre.
Hoboken, N. J. - Hudson Park, 3 1/2 acres; Church Square, 3 1/4 acres; City Hall Square, )4 acre.
Holyoke, Mass. - Prospect Park, 3 acres; Hampden Park, 2 2/3 acres.
Houston, Texas - Fair Grounds, 80 acres; Court House Square, about 1 1/8 acres; Market Square, 1 1/8 acres; Lubbock's Grove (private re-sort), about 10 acres.
Indianapolis, Ind. - State Deaf and Dumb Asylum Grounds, about 100 acres; Garfield Park, about 90 acres; State Fair Grounds, about 40 acres; Military Park, about 16 acres; State House Grounds, about 8 acres; State Blind Asylum Grounds, about 8 acres; Court House Grounds, about 4 acres; University Park, about 4 acres; Circle Park, about 3 acres.
Jacksonville, Ill. - State Insane Asylum Grounds, 80 acres; State Deaf and Dumb Asylum Grounds, 7 acres; State Blind Asylum Grounds, 5 acres; Duncan Park, 4 1/2 acres; Public Square, 2 1/2 acres.
Jeffersonville, Ind. - Warden Park, 2 1/2 acres; Commercial Square, 1)4 acres; Franklin Square, 1 1/4 acres; Washington Park, 1 1/4 acres; Park Place, )4 acre.
Jersey City, N. J. - Hamilton Park, 7 acres; Van Vorst Park, 8 acres; Washington Park, 3 acres; Bergen Square, 3 acres.
Joliet, Ill. - Driving Park, 55 acres; Shooting Park, 4 acres; Public Square, 3 acres.
Kalamazoo, Mich. - Bronson Park, 3X acres; Court House Square, 1 1/2 acres.
Kansas City, Mo. - City Hall Park, about
2 1/4 acres.
Keokuk, Iowa. - Rand Park, 35 acres, with a frontage of 700 feet along the Mississippi river; Bluff Park, 7 1/2 acres; Kilbourne's Park, 6 acres; Mason's Triangle, 834 acres; Triangular Park, 134 acres.
Kingston, N. Y. - City Hall Park, 2 acres; Academy Park, 1 1/2 acres.
La Crosse, Wis. - Lake Park, 20 acres; Two Squares, unnamed, about 134 acres each.
Lafayette, Ind. - Reservoir Grounds, 16 acres; County Public Square, 1 3/4 acres.
Lancaster, Pa. - Agricultural Park, 20 acres.
Lawrence, Mass. - North Common, \7¼ acres; Storrow Park, 11 acres; Union Square, 11 acres; Amphitheater, 7 acres; Broadway Square, 3/4 acre.
Leavenworth, Kan. - Military Reservation, North of the City, 7,000 acres; Soldiers' Home Grounds, South of the City, 640 acres; City Park, improved, 1 acre.
Lewiston, Me. - City Park, 10 acres.
Lexington, Ky. - Woodland Park, about 20 acres - part of Henry Clay's old homestead, "Ashland"; Gratz Park, 3 acres.
Lincoln, Neb.-Public Park, 1134 acres; Capitol Grounds, 11 1/4 acres; University Grounds, 11 1/4 acres.