Olentangy Park Theatre, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)

Olentangy Park Theatre, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage postcard depicting the theatre at Olentangy Park in Columbus, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Olentangy Park Theatre.      Columbus, O.

Estimated Date: 1902-1907

Era: Undivided Back Era
Condition: Unused

Olentangy Park operated as an amusement park in Columbus from 1893 to 1937 and was once the largest amusement park in the country. The theatre shown here was constructed around the turn of the century and was the largest theater in the U.S. at the time. The park rides were sold in 1937, the site became an apartment complex in 1938, and the theater was destroyed by fire in 1939.

Back of the postcard.

Publisher: The Rochester News Company, Rochester N.Y. U.S.A. Printed in Leipzig, Dresden.

The Rochester News Co. of New York is a publisher of New York State and Pennsylvania view-cards for the American News Co. The company was established in 1902.

Rights Info: Public Domain

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