Longfellow Field, Minnehaha Avenue and East 28th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1911-1917)

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|site_intro=Longfellow Field was located next to the first Longfellow School. It was a very popular spot for city sports events since it was convenient to the streetcar lines. In 1917 the park board decided to sell the land to a manufacturing firm, the Minneapolis Steel and Machinery Company, for $35,000. It was subsequently moved about a mile southeast to its present location at [[Longfellow Park, 36th Avenue South and East 34th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota|Longfellow Park]].
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|site_intro=Longfellow Field consisted of a little over four acres of land located next to the first Longfellow School. It was a very popular spot for city sports events since it was convenient to the streetcar lines. In 1917 the park board decided to sell the land to a manufacturing firm, the Minneapolis Steel and Machinery Company, for $35,000. It was subsequently moved about a mile southeast to its present location at [[Longfellow Park, 36th Avenue South and East 34th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota|Longfellow Park]].
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Longfellow Field

Longfellow Field 1912
Location of Site: Minnehaha Avenue and East 28th Street
Neighborhood/s: Longfellow, Minneapolis, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year Established: 1911
Year Ended: 1917
Historic Function: Park
Current Function: Commercial district

Longfellow Minneapolis Hennepin County

Longfellow Field, Minnehaha Avenue and East 28th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1911-1917)
(44.9519763° N, 93.2346634° WLatitude: 44°57′7.115″N
Longitude: 93°14′4.788″W
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Longfellow Field consisted of a little over four acres of land located next to the first Longfellow School. It was a very popular spot for city sports events since it was convenient to the streetcar lines. In 1917 the park board decided to sell the land to a manufacturing firm, the Minneapolis Steel and Machinery Company, for $35,000. It was subsequently moved about a mile southeast to its present location at Longfellow Park.

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