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Title, side A
Nimisilla Park
Title, side B
Nimisilla Park
Text, side A
Nimisilla Park was established in 1894. Prior to its founding, the site was the location of the county fair from 1859 to 1893. Throughout its history, Nimisilla Park hosted horse races, live music, soldier reunions, and a zoo, among other events. Prominent political figures, such as Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and Eugene V. Debs, made speeches at the park. In 1918, Debs delivered a famous anti-war speech for which he was arrested and jailed. As of 2016, the park continues to serve as a gathering place for the community.
Text, side B
Same as Side A
Address
1075 Mahoning Road NE
Canton, OH 44705
Location
Nimisilla Park
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.806767, Longitude: -81.357743.
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