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Anyone considered for a moment, what it would have been like to live in Indianapolis in this kind of weather before air conditioning was invented? I’m guessing you’d have just wanted to sit in a big tub of water. Nice that you could have sought out the ample shade and large swimming pool of Broad Ripple Park. “Take White City Cars” this advert says. Wish we could still do that…

One response to “Sunday Adverts: Come cool down in Broad Ripple Park in 1910”

  1. basil berchekas jr says:

    That’s a VERY apt situational question…and to ride up to White City Amusement Park on an OPEN trolly up Sugar Grove Road and Light Street (or Avenue?) to Broad Ripple…

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