Woodbine Chautaugua 1917

Woodbine Chautaugua 1917

Woodbine Chautauqua - 1917

Woodbine Park was a wooded area owned by Eli S. Ulery. For many years it was a recreational area families visited during the summer. The Ulery family had a log cabin on the grounds which they used as a summer home. In 1915 Mr. Ulery began the Woodbine Chautauqua. It was a ten day festival combining entertainment and recreation during the latter part of August, drawing anywhere from ten to twenty thousand visitors every summer.

Entertainment was the highlight of the Chautauqua. Before the afternoon and evening programs the Dalton City orchestra played rousing marches as campers assembled for the main attraction.

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