Weather Alert

New playground to be installed in Washington Park

(Mankato, MN) – Playground equipment has been selected for Washington Park and is expected to be installed later this summer.

The new playground concept was revealed in a press release from the city.  The equipment will feature a railroad theme to align with area history.  The park, which is located on North Fourth Street – was once the site of a main railroad line – the “Fourth Street Route” – for the Minnesota Valley Railway Company.  The city of Mankato purchased the property in 1913.  It was dedicated as Washington Park in 1915.

Click here to follow us on Facebook.

Click here to FOLLOW @SouthernMNnews on Twitter.

(Copyright © 2019 Southern Minnesota News – Alpha Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Connect With Us Listen To Us On