Olentangy Park Theatre, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)

Olentangy Park Theatre, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage undivided back postcard showing the theatre at Olentangy Park in Columbus, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Olentangy Park Theatre.      Columbus, O.

Estimated Date: 1902-1907

Era: Undivided Back Era
Condition: Unused

Olentangy Park operated as an amusement park in Columbus from 1893 to 1937 and was once the largest amusement park in the country. The theatre shown here was constructed around the turn of the century and was the largest theater in the U.S. at the time. The park rides were sold in 1937, the site became an apartment complex in 1938, and the theater was destroyed by fire in 1939.

Back of Olentangy Park Theatre, Columbus, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Back of the postcard.

Published by:

The Rochester News Company, Rochester N.Y. U.S.A.

The Rochester News Company, based in Rochester, New York, was established in 1902. It primarily focused on publishing view-cards for the American News Company, featuring scenes from New York State and Pennsylvania.

Printed in Leipzig, Dresden.

Enhanced version for projects:

Olentangy Park Theatre postcard (enhanced)

Rights Info: Public Domain

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