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April 2015

Monthly Archives: April 2015

On This Day April 7th by Don Daniels

By Don Daniels Moments in Time

Don Daniels has graciously allowed the Lost Trotting Parks Heritage Center to transfer the content from his Facebook posts to Lost Trotting Parks online museum. Don’s work spans a period of sixteen years. His archival work can be searched on his web site. His work is most valuable and greatly contributes to the preservation of the history…

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1939 — Watching The Action and Reading the Results at the Oxford County Fair — South Paris, Maine

By 1930s, lost trotting parks

The fairground of the old Oxford County Fair are now occupation by a public high school including their track and field facility. Many years have passed since horsemen with their Standardbreds graced the winner’s circle at this fair. Willis Whittemore spoke of growing up with the track in his backyard. It was his initiation into a sport…

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