Snowdazzled At Palmer Park

Smart and Fluffy are still around, frolicking in the snow as usual. They've missed being minor blog celebrities.
Palmer Park makes a nice change of scenery (smellery for dogs?) from their usual haunts on Belle Isle.
How many parks have their own enchanted castle? Besides the mouse king? This castle has been homes to soldiers and princesses since at least the 1920's. Best guess from lazy internet research is that it was part of a "cascades" sort of water feature that was popular in its day.

I've got an email out to a local park historian. In the meantime, visit the People for Palmer Park website for more information on this delightful winter fantasy.

2 comments:

amy February 10, 2013 at 1:12 PM  

I've done a lot of tours & talks at Palmer Park and someone ALWAYS asks me about the castle! And I've never been able to answer before!

NEAT. Also, hello again!

Jo's D February 25, 2013 at 1:29 AM  

Delighted to see that Smart and Fluffy are back and still "frolicking". Missed you guys!!!

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