On this date in Rock Springs Park history, The Bert Stock Orchestra performed at an evening engagement at Virginia Gardens having just completed a six week engagement at the Moonlight Ballroom, Meyers Lake Park, Canton, Ohio.The Daily Times - June 23, 1928 - Fine Orchestra at Rock Springs
|Meyers Lake Park, Canton, Ohio|
Wednesday, June 26, 1974
Also on this date, The Smithsonian Institute inspected the Carousel at Rock Springs Park for purchase. They chose not to buy it as they were looking for a menagerie-style with other animals besides horses and citing its rather plain rounding board. See a mural painting of the Carousel by local artist Craig Wetzel at http://rockspringspark.blogspot.com/2011/03/book-of-murals-captures-days-gone-by.html.
Listen to "Turn on the Heat" played by Bert Stock Orchestra in 1929, a famous hit only a month after the crash of the stock market. Enjoy!