Washington Park

Washington park, burned down 1917, colored amusement park, on site of nat’l harbor [post 10.17.15]:

In a 2008 Journal of American History article, Andrew quotes an advertisement for Jefferson’s park: “If the colored men and women of this city are inclined to patronize nearby resorts, why not patronize one conducted by a member of their own race, rather than one conducted by a white man, a Jim Crow arrangement . . . with its separate wharf?”

Article on JSTOR I can’t access about this has a tantalizing preview. No wikipedia page. Something on Notley Hall, a precursor to Washington Park..

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