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Eau Claire in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Carson Park Baseball Stadium

 

—City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
Carson Park Baseball Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 24, 2011
1. Carson Park Baseball Stadium Marker
Inscription.
Historic Building
The Carson Park Baseball Stadium is a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project constructed in 1936-37. The stadium was built at a cost of $60,000. The sandstone used for the stadium was quarried at Downsville, WI about 25 miles from this site. The first game played at the stadium was held on May 7, 1937 between the Eau Claire Bears and the Superior Blues. The stadium was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Designated April Fifth Two Thousand Four

 
Erected 2004 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 44° 48.457′ N, 91° 31.279′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker can be reached from Carson Park Drive 0.6 miles north of Menomonie Street. Click for map. Marker is east of the stadium parking lot at Carson Park. Marker is in this post office area: Eau Claire WI 54703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Aaron / Eau Claire Baseball (a few steps from this marker); Carson Park
Carson Park Baseball Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 24, 2011
2. Carson Park Baseball Stadium Marker
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Industry on Half Moon Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ice Industry on Half Moon Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Legend of Paul Bunyan (approx. ¼ mile away); Recreation on Half Moon Lake (approx. 0.3 miles away); The "Flume" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kaiser Lumber Company Office (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .  Carson Park. (Submitted on August 4, 2011.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Carson Park Baseball Stadium and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 24, 2011
3. Carson Park Baseball Stadium and Marker
Carson Park Baseball Stadium image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 24, 2011
4. Carson Park Baseball Stadium
National Register of Historic Places #03000698
Listed July 25, 2003
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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