The Zoo at Highland Park

The Zoo at Highland Park Pittsburgh Pennsylvania


Stock #: 302282
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Pittsburgh
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Allegheny
Publisher: I. Robbins & Son
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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On June 15, 1898, Pittsburgh received her Zoological gardens in Highland Park through the generosity of the late Christopher L. Magee, one of the widely known citizens of the city at that time. At a cost of $125,000, buildings were erected on a plot of ground covering about 100 acres, and a few animals which have been in Schenley Park, were removed to the new place. The main building, containing lions, tigers and some of the larger animals, is 700 feet in length
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