Grand Canal, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.

Color postcard depicting people canoeing on a Belle Isle canal and people sitting and walking along the shore. In the background are industrial buildings. Printed on verso: Grand Canal, Belle Isle. - Canoeing is the leading sport at Belle Isle, Detroit's largest play-ground. Its 702 acres are threaded by many miles of canals and lakes, affording an ideal spot in which the light little craft cruise about by thousands. Band concerts are given at the city's expense during the summer afternoons and evenings and on such occasions the canoeists are present in great numbers. Handwritten message on verso, postmarked Jul 12, 1910.
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Data Provider:
Detroit Historical Society
Subject Topic:
Belle Isle, Canals, and Canoeing
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