Forest Park (Images of America) by Don Corrigan,Holly Shanks

By Don Corrigan,Holly Shanks

At 1,293 acres, woodland Park exceeds the dimensions of recent York�s primary Park by means of approximately 500 acres, and inside are lakes, hills, wetlands, woodlands, and bountiful leisure possibilities. inside of a couple of a long time of its 1876 establishing, wooded area Park grew to become the host for the 1904 St. Louis World�s reasonable, in addition to the 1904 summer season Olympics. referred to as the �Heart of St. Louis,� the park beneficial properties awesome sights, reminiscent of the Saint Louis Zoo, the Saint Louis artwork Museum, the Missouri historical past Museum, The Muny, and the Saint Louis technological know-how middle. thousands of usa citizens have come to woodland Park for world-class festivities and for celebrations of heroes, from Lewis and Clark to explorers of outer area. at the present time, the park keeps to host extraordinary occasions, together with reasonable St. Louis, Earth Day, Shakespeare within the Park, and LouFest.

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