Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Houlton's Trotting Park was built in 1914. The track was a half mile track requiring two laps of the track for a one mile race. An area in front of the grand stand was made for the Houlton Town Band to play between the races. In the late 1950's, a boxing ring would be set up in the grand stand for nights of boxing matches. The grand stand burnt down in 1958.
About This Item
- Title: Trotting park in Houlton Community Park
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Local Name: Houtlon Community Park
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 9.7 cm x 15.2 cm
- Object Type: Image
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1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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