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Camp Optimist

Camp Optimist
Camp Optimist

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Optimist Dr
Evansville, IN

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c1930 Camp established


End of Optimist Dr
District: Mt Auburn
Latitude: 37.996893
Longitude: -87.597037
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camp optimist built 1926 on city park property in mesker park along buchanan e of st joe 1933 to 1965 Optimist Dr named after it?

The camp closed in the 1960s and was returned to the parks department It later became an election polling place

fire 1980 destroyed camp building swings still stand

See also Parks / Recreational Mt Auburn district

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