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The winter playground at Fairmount Park, 1961

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Fairmount Lodge at Fairmount Park, late 1950's

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The streetcar cut at Fairmount Park

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The gardens at Fairmount Park in 1957

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The gardens at Fairmount Park

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The reservoir at Fairmount Park in 1931

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The Fairmount Park Aviary in November, 1901

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Fairmount Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa, October 16, 1899

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Swans in the pond in Fairmount Park around 1919.

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Swans in the pond in Fairmount Park around 1919.

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'Boy With The Leaky Boot' in the pond in Fairmount Park around 1919. Photo courtesy of Vernon O. Jensen of Council Bluffs.

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The New Look . . . in park facilities dominates Kiwanis Point at Fairmount Park. In its completely remodeled stage, the old Kiwanis shelter features an exterior of rough cedar stained siding and natural stone. It is expected to be opened to the…

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Jack Frost's first playful visit to hilly Fairmount Park has turned summer's greenery into brilliant autumn colors. The new background of red and yellow adds a festive touch to the flowers that haven't yet been frozen (foreground). Flower beds are…

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An early morning blaze Thursday wiped out Fairmount Park Lodge at Fairmount Park. Officials closed the roads leading to the place and posted it against trespassing following the fire. City recreation officials, who handle reservations for the lodge,…

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Park Commissioner Charles Hannan . . . strides past KOIL Point in Fairmount Park where the Park Board hopes to construct another lodge. The new lodge, to be built with a gift from a Council Bluffs woman and insurance money from the old lodge, will…

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Tired of looking at your parched lawn? Want to see something green again? Then you must go to Fairmount Park where the plants and grass are green and the shade is cool.
The park annually draws thousands of spectators, but perhaps more can be…

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Adding a deluxe touch to Fairmount Lodge at Kiwanis Point is this brick and concrete surfaced patio, now nearing completion. The Park department terraced the patio to match the contour of the adjoining picnic grounds. Flowers and shrubs will create a…

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Fairmount Park Swan Pond...at the turn of the century shows "The Boy With The Leaking Boot," under arrow in center of the photo. Exact date of this photo, from Nonpareil files, is not known.

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It was Ground-Hog-Day Eve and the temperature was a balmy 51 in Council Bluffs. Atop a hill in Fairmount Park, four Creighton University students and their friends cavorted while on a picnic, becoming silhouettes against the setting sun. It was a…
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