Albion Interactive History / Albion Fairgrounds

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Albion Fairgrounds, Haven Road
 
    

Albion had its own fairgrounds, on the West side of Haven Road across from VictoryPark. A main attraction was the racetrack located there. After a period of disuse, thegrounds were developed into a tract of private houses by local architect anddeveloper Frank Dean.


Albion had its own fairgrounds, on the West side of Haven Road across from Victory Park. A main attraction was the racetrack located there, as shown in this 1914 photograph. Seated in the cart is Horace O’Melay, with his brother Marvin holding the lead rope.

Source: Frank Passic. A Pictorial History of Albion, Michigan; From the Archives of the Albion Historical Society. Dallas, Texas: Curtis Media Corporation. 1991.

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