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Title Postcard of Bethany Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, ca. 1915
Description Structures next to a lake at Bethany Park, incorrectly labeled as Indianapolis. In the 1880s, the Disciples of Christ Church organized the Christian retreat southwest of Brooklyn, Indiana and dug this man-made lake named Lake Jewel. A similar view identifies the buildings shown as the Christian Women's Board of Missions (CWBM) to the left and the Young Peoples Society of Christian Endeavor (YPSCE) to the right. They overlooked a lagoon south of Lake Jewel nicknamed Goldfish Lake.
Place 7355 Bethany Boulevard, Bethany, Morgan County, Indiana, United States
Date 1910, ca.
Year Range Begin 1908
Year Range End 1912
Subjects Parks
Lakes & ponds
Camps
Religious retreats
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Marion County (Ind.)
Process Photomechanical prints
Format Postcards
Collection Name Evan Finch Collection
Object ID ia-0021-0010
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