18 Vintage Images of Edgewater Park

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Perkins Farm (later Edgewater Park) along the shore of Lake Erie, facing east. In 1894 this land was purchased by the city's Second Park Board from Jacob B. Perkins, Cleveland industrialist, to become part of Edgewater Park.
Perkins Farm (later Edgewater Park) along the shore of Lake Erie, facing east. In 1894 this land was purchased by the city's Second Park Board from Jacob B. Perkins, Cleveland industrialist, to become part of Edgewater Park.
The curving line of the shore of Lake Erie, facing east. c. 1901
The curving line of the shore of Lake Erie, facing east. c. 1901
Edgewater Park bathing beach and old bath house. Women in long dresses and hats can be seen on the beach. c. 1904
Edgewater Park bathing beach and old bath house. Women in long dresses and hats can be seen on the beach. c. 1904
The bathing beach at Edgewater Park, facing west. c. 1905
The bathing beach at Edgewater Park, facing west. c. 1905
Lakefront boulevard in Edgewater Park, facing east. In the distance can be seen the billowing smokestacks of the industrial city. A row of gas lamps can be seen in the foreground. c. 1909
Lakefront boulevard in Edgewater Park, facing east. In the distance can be seen the billowing smokestacks of the industrial city. A row of gas lamps can be seen in the foreground. c. 1909
A bridge over a ravine in Edgewater Park. This picture was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911), leaf 82.
A bridge over a ravine in Edgewater Park. This picture was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911), leaf 82.
Scene in Edgewater Park. This photograph was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911).
Scene in Edgewater Park. This photograph was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911).
Side profile of a bridge over a ravine in Edgewater Park. This picture was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911), leaf 6.
Side profile of a bridge over a ravine in Edgewater Park. This picture was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911), leaf 6.
Scene in Edgewater Park, showing a horse and carriage. This picture was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911), leaf 31.
Scene in Edgewater Park, showing a horse and carriage. This picture was published in "Art Work of Cleveland" (Chicago: Gravure Illustration Co., 1911), leaf 31.
Haying scene in Edgewater park about 1910. (Men bailing hay in the park, formerly Perkins Farm. Two horses can be seen in the foreground.)
Haying scene in Edgewater park about 1910. (Men bailing hay in the park, formerly Perkins Farm. Two horses can be seen in the foreground.)