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Parks Pick-Me-Up

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is launching a new series called Parks Pick Me Up, where our staff, partners and visitors share fun things to do and see in our parks.

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Aug 13

Doling Park History Quiz

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 12:12 PM by Kara Remington

Doling Park History Quiz
301 E. Talmage St., Springfield, MO 65803

It’s Throwback Thursday! Today’s Parks Pick-Me-Up features Doling Park, one of 10 Historic Parks dating to pre-WWII in Springfield. Doling Park has a very colorful history! It was once the Giboney family homestead, a private park developed by James Marshall Doling, an amusement park with rides and games — all before the Park Board acquired the property in 1929. Check out Doling history and photos at the Springfield-Greene County Library and Doling History Museum. Think you know all about Doling? Take the quiz to see how you do!

Today is a beautiful day to visit Doling Park at 301 E Talmage. Please be smart while visiting any park or trail: stay six feet away from others, avoid gathering in groups, cover your coughs and sneezes, and stay home if you’re showing symptoms of illness.

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