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Cultural Oasis: 1905

Cultural Oasis: 1905

The Motor City circa 1905. "Detroit Opera House and Palmer Fountain." Also called the Merrill Fountain. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

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A very moving fountain.

In fact, it was moved to Palmer Park in 1925 according to detroityes.com.

Not in its original place

they moved the fountain to Palmer park and is now called Merrill Fountain.

Guy on ledge

Is he part of the vaudeville act or is he just cleaning windows without a harness?

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