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Name Fairgrounds
Number of Photo records 7

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Image of L2007.0031.0001.0043-D - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0043-D - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a hot air balloon in the old fairgrounds, now Opechee Park in Laconia the 1890s. In the foreground is a large group of people. There is a hot air balloon ascending on the left. There are more people in the background as well as trees. Written below the picture in the album is " Balloon ascension in the middle 1890s. Old Fair Grounds, now Opechee Park."

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0058-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0058-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Old Fair Grounds on North Main Street in Laconia, now Opechee Park, with acrobats performing on August 31, 1901. In the foregound is a large grassy area of the Old Fair Grounds with several horse and buggies . There is a large crowd of people standing, men, women and children. In the middleground on the right is a staging area and platform. There is a large tree in the middleground on the left. In the background on the left are the acrobats perfroming with the large set of covered bleachers behind them. The bleachers are packed with people observing the performance. In the background on the right is a covered square bandstand. There are trees in

L2007.0031.0001.0076-C - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a man in athletic clothing being watched by a group of men including Frank Parent and Micket Dunleavy at the Fair Grounds in Laconia in the autumn of 1909. In the foreground is the grass covered ground of the Fair Grounds in Laconia. Standing in the foreground on the left is a man wearing athletic clothing consisting of a white shirt, white shorts and athletic shoes. He is being watched by two men in the middleground in the center and far right. These two men are believed to be Frank Parent and Micket Dunleavey ( unsure which one is which). There are additional people observing the athlete in the background on the far right. In the background are a

Image of L2007.0031.0002.0070-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0002.0070-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a congregation of people at the Old Fair Grounds in 1905. In the foreground is a dirt and grassy area. Standing in the middleground are several people, some dressed in strange costumes, outfits etc. On the far left is a man dressed in a white suit and hat with a beard and on his right is a tall man dressed in a uniform, with long beard and hat. On his right is a man wearing a jacket, pants holding a cane, with a short beard. On his right is a man dressed in striped pants, jacket, hat and beard. On his right in front of him is a man wearing a uniform, long jacket with a large star on the right lapel, tall hat and beard. To his right is a man dressed

Image of L2007.0031.0003.0015-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0003.0015-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Laconia Baseball Club at the Old Fairgrounds at Opechee Park in 1902. There are two rows of baseball players. The first row consists of five men sitting on the ground. The man(Carl Base ?) on the far left is wearing a shirt labeled "Laconia Fair", pants and a baseball glove on his hand. On his right is a man wearing a shirt labeled "Laconia Fair", pants and a baseball glove on his hand. Sitting on his right is a man in a striped shirt, pants and striped socks. On his right is a man wearing a shirt labeled "Laconia Fair"and pants. The man (Arthur O'Shea)on the far right is wearing a light colored turtleneck sweater, pants and a cap on his head. Th

Image of L2007.0031.0003.0009-B - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0003.0009-B - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts "Slippy" Guay, the Laconia Town Baseball Team First Baseman practicing at the Old Fair Grounds in 1903. In the foreground is a dirt covered area of the Old Fair Grounds. In the center is "Slippy" Guay, the Laconia Town Baseball Team First Baseman swinging a bat, practicing. He is dressed in a dark shirt and pants and a hat. In the background are wooden bleachers on the left and a wooden fence on the right. In the far background are trees. Written below the picture in the album is " Slippy Guay, Town Team First Baseman. Practicing at Old Fair Grounds - 1903."

Image of L2007.0031.0003.0014-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0003.0014-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the Laconia Baseball Club at the Old Fairgrounds at Opechee Park in 1903. There are two rows of baseball players. The first row consists of six men sitting/kneeling on the ground. The man on the far left is wearing a sweater, striped shirt, pants and striped leggings and cap. Behind him kneeling is a man ( Jack Dyer) in umpire's protective gear, shirt and cap. On his right is a man(Art O'Shea) sitting, wearing a shirt labeled "L__S", pants and cap. On his right is a man wearing a shirt labeled " Laconia", pants and a baseball glove on his hand, and kneeling behind him is a man(Charlie Clough) wearing a shirt labeled "___ave", pants and cap with the