Public invited to see Washington Park historic photography display

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SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Park District is inviting the public to see how Washington Park has changed over the years at a special display in August and September.

Park district officials say a historic photography display of Washington Park at the Washington Park Botanical Garden Exhibit Hall from August 15 through September 3.  The public will be able to visit the display from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

There is no charge to view the display, and it is open to the public.  Images of Washington Park dating back to its creation in 1902 will be displayed.  For more information, call (217) 546-4116.

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