Methodist Church Picnic, 1903

November 21, 2023
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This large group of people were enjoying the Methodist Church picnic in 1903 in Hackler's Woods. The woods were 2 miles north of the Broad and Church (now Walnut Creek Drive) intersection, on what is now Walnut Creek Country Club. The picnic ground was in Hackler's Woods between two of three tenant houses. A croquet court was in front of the picnic site and a well was at the left of the photo.

To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, or go to

Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.

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