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Columbus,
The acknowledged Convention
Societies

City of the State, and for
part of the
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Has Unequaled

Hotel

Accommodations.

Located in the center of Ohio, with direct railroad connection
with every county in the State, and every part of the United
States.

Halls

and Theatres seating 40,000— Columbus Auditorium
Casinos and Roof-Gardens.

8,000.

Summer

100 miles of Electric Street Railway

— service

first-class.

More miles of paved
Public Parks

streets

than any city of

its

size in

America.

and places of

recreation containing 1200 acres.
interest to the

State Institutions
visitor.

and other public buildings of

Union Depot, "One of the

Finest," in center of city.

HAYDEN FALLS

Reached by

a delightful

nJe

of " mllca over thf

picturesque Scioto River rod.

Points

About Columbus.

Population, 150,000.
Board of Trade with membership of nearly iooo.
Port of Entry established in 1889.

Eighteen banks in

all,

seven of which are national banks.

Twenty-four benevolent and charitable institutions, including seven
hospitals, and, in addition, several private sanitariums

and

hospitals.

One hundred and seventeen

churches, exclusive of missions.

Thirty - three

educa-

tional institutions, exclusive of public schools.

Total number trains entering and leaving the
city daily, 126.

Total length of street railways, 100 miles.

Twenty-one building and loan associations.
Seven libraries, containing 160,000 volumes.

Sixty-three newspapers

and

periodical

publications.

Area of city in square miles, 16.25. Area of city in acres,
10,400.

Area of parks owned by the city, 215 acres. Other parks, 250 acres.
Total daily pumping capacity of water works, 53,000,000 gallons.

Improved streets, 115 miles, costing $5, 010,000.

PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARY.
Appraised value real
estate, $49,013,000.

Abundant natural gas
supply.

Personal property, $13,116,000.

Workhouse

established 1896.

Two

excellent medical colleges.

Public sewers, 150 miles.

Agencies for seven different express companies.

Three telegraph companies.

Rapid growth as

a

manufacturing centre.

Capacity

for

Entertainment,

Principal Hotels
Chittenden Fire Proof), <iv.it Southern "
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and
>

their Capacities.

3< x

Goodale

II

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The

Neil,

400
too

Park Hotel, Davidson Hotel,

25

Smith's European,

Ami many

others of smaller capacity.

COLUMBUS AUDITORIUM.
Principal Halls

and Theatres, with Seating

Capacities.

Columbus Auditorium,

NEIL HOUSE.

GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL.

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CHITTENDEN HOTEL.

Board of Trade.

H

AS

a present

membership

of about iooo of the

most emi-

nent and active citizens of Columbus.
co-operation of
this

The

influence and

body

is

being recognized in the

promotion of interests
of great value both to

the city and the state.

Everything looking to
the welfare and comfort

of

visitors,

and

those contemplating
residence and business

investment
Capital City,
after with
is

in the

looked

promptness

and

fidelity.

The

officers

and

directors for 1900, are:

President, Joseph

H.

Outhwaite; First Vice

BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING.

President,

Frank E.

Haydeu; Second Vice-President, N. W. Lord; Secretary, John
Y. Bassell
R.
;

Ass't Secretary,
Directors

J.

W. Howard;

Treasurer,

Edwin

Sharp.

—John

M. Caren,

Charles D.

Cussins,
S. Petti-

Robert H. Jeffrey, Thomas Johnson, E. B. Kurtz, E.
grew, F. O. Schoedinger, Geo. T. Spahr,

Emmett Tompkins,

Hinry

C.

Werner.

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Pleasure Resorts.

O
\^y

1ENTANOY PARK .«•<*,
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Has no

rival for natural
It is

beauty in any section

ot

the

country.

located at the north terminus of

The

Columbus Railway Company, t>/4 miles from the Capitol Square. Was opened to the public in 1896, and each succeeding year has been one of unquestionable success and of constant pleasure to the thousands of people of the city and the great multitude of excursionists from other cities and hamlets of the state, who have found it a most charming resort for a day's outing. The most prominent of its
buildings
is

the magnificent theatre,

erected in 1899 by the Olentangy

Park Theatre Company, and under whose control the park is now operated, and to whom all communications as to

ments and
addressed

privileges
at

park arrangeshould be Columbus. Is conthe
finest

ceded
It

to

be

summer

amusement palace

in this country.

is surrounded by spacious verandas and promenades. Has a seating capacity of 224S. All the leading vaudeville artists, as well as comic opera and minstrel stars, will appear upon this stage, an entire change of program being given each week. Full Band and Orchestra will be in attendance at every performance. Band concert daily, afternoon and evening, before each performance. Only twenty-five minutes ride from the heart of the city. Ample car service is maintained at all times by The Columbus Railway Company. Take any northbound car marked "Olentangy Park." The Olentangy River flows through the park, affording most excellent facilities for boating by launch or row boats. The grounds and both banks of the river are brilliantly lighted with electric lights. A score of modern park amusements are furnished, aside from theatrical performances.

PATHWAY

IN

PARK.

covers a space of 80 by 250 feet

and

OLENTANGY PARK THEATRE.

m-

OLENTANGY RIVER.

BOAT HOUSE.

RIVER BOATING SCENE.

Safe!

fa

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DANCING PAVILION.

WILLOW BEND-OLENTANGY PARK.

M inerva park,
Situated
tile

9%

miles north from Columbus, in the midst of a ferdistrict.

and charming rural

The park

contains 150 acres of

beautiful

wooded

laud, with lake for boating.

Bowling Alleys,

Merry-go-round, Scenic Railway, "Shooting the Chutes," Base and Tennis Grounds, Ball Pony Track, and other modern park amusements are
all

supplied to accommodate the
sporting man, the athlete, the
old, the

middle aged and the
feature
is

j^^f Ci

young.

The leading
great
Casino.

the

The
and
is

chairs,

boxes,

balcony

gallery

together will seat 2500 people.

The Auditorium
that of

larger than
in

any theatre

Colum-

bus, supplied with the finest

surrounded by numerous dressing rooms, and having all the accessories of a
scenery,
first-class

opera house.

In this
all

Casino will be given light opera, vaudeville concerts and
legitimate theatrical entertainments.

The

best artists obtainable

have been secured for the season's program, with entire change An excellent Band and Orchestra is provided for each week. This park is also under the control and all entertainments. operation of the Olentangy Park Theatre Company, to whom all communications relative to entertainments, privileges, etc., should be addressed at Columbus. To reach the grounds, take any car in the city marked " Minerva Park.'' The trip is made in 40 minutes.

ENTRANCE MINERVA PARK.

I

AKE AND BRIDGE.

CASINO.

BOATING STRETCH.

SCENIC RAILWAY.

PARK WELL.

WITHIN THE PARK.

WATER TOWER.

State Institutions.
STATE HOUSE.
city,

This statel) and commanding structure, in the heart of the with its spacious rooms and halls and lofty dome, its great

library, exhibit of relics of the

commonwealth,

portraits of its

STATE HOUSE.
greatest statesmen, and many other features of abiding interest, should be visited by everyone coming to Columbus.

olllo STATI". UNIVERSITY.

The grounds cover an area of over roo acres, located about two and one-half miles north of Capitol Square, and two miles north of Union Station, and are accessible by three street car lines: North and South High Street, High and Schiller, and Main and Neil.

[NSTITUTK
The grounds

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FOR THE BLIND.
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are beautifully shaded and embrace

j

acres.

from Capitol Square one mile. The cars of the Main ss the southwest entrance to the grounds.

INSTITUTION FOR DEAF AND DUMB.
There are ten acres of ground in the enclosure, and the building will accommodate 450 inmates. Is located between Oak and Town Streets, two-thirds of a mile east of Capitol Square, and is reached by State and Oak Street cars, east.

INSTITUTION FOR FEEBLE MINDED.
buildings are located on a high, rolling tract of 187 acres, on the south side of West Broad Street, two and one-fourth The main building is a fine strucmiles west of Capitol Square. ture, surrounded by an abundance of natural shade. Take West Broad Street cars marked either Camp Chase or Central Avenue.

The

HOSPITAL- FOR

THE INSANE.

The Hospital stands on an elevated plateau of 300 acres about three miles west of Capitol Square, on the north side of Broad Street, facing almost directly east. Has a lineal frontage of about 1200 feet; a depth of about Soo feet; four stories in height distance around the foundation walls, one and oneCars of the West Broad Street line can be taken quarter miles. at various points on High Street between Chestnut and Broad Streets, and will take you directly to the entrance gate of the
;

Hospital.

OHIO PENITENTIARY.
walls and main structure cover an area of 20 acres. The prison building proper is 630 feet in length, 45 feet deep, 5 stories high, and contains 1620 rooms, the capacity of which Is located on West Spring Street, threeis 2177 prisoners. fourths of a mile from Capitol Square. By leaving cars at corner of Spring and High Streets visitors are in a short walking distance of the Penitentiarv.

The

GLIMPSE OF OHIO STATE FAIR GROUNDS.

OHIO

STATE UNIVERSITY.

GYMNASIUM HALL

O. S. U.

UNIVERSITY LAKE.

McMILLIN OBSERVATORY-O.

S.

U.

INSTITUTION FOR DEAF AND DUMB.

DEAF AND DUMB INSTITUTION GROUNDS.

OHIO PENITENTIARY.

UNITED STATES BARRACKS.
Visitors

from other parts of the State should
ind w.iik~

visit

these delightful grounds.

Natural

md

will

Suburban Electric
YWESTERVILLE
The
healthfulness,
seat of Otterbein University,

Lines.

is

noted for

its

shady
It is

avenues,

cultivated

homes and

classic

atmosphere.

the geographical center of the State, and by the Columbus Railway

the electric car line of

Company,

is

suburban

to

Columbus, a distance of 14^2 miles.

UNIVERSITY BUILDING.

The

electric line traverses

an interesting country, with sev-

eral small villages

on the way, and passes through the center of

beautiful Minerva Park, affording an opportunity for stopping
off at this

noted resort.
a.

Cars run at frequent intervals from 5:30

m. to 10:30

p.

m.

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ON THE LINE TO WESTERVILLE.

CAR OF THE WESTERVILLE

LINE.

-s£

CAR "ELECTRA."
(

Handsomely Illuminated

for

Night Service.

>

May

be chartered by the hour at reasonable rates for
night or

day

trolley parties.

G ROVE CITY

a ©

Distant 9 miles southwest of Columbus, and is reached by The Grove City and Greenlawn Street Railway connecting with The Columbus Railway at Greenlawn Cemetery.

ENTERING GROVE CITY.
The line passes through an interesting eountr}', affording a pleasing rural Take West Broad Street cars of The Columbus Railway marked " Cemeteries."
ride.

GROVE CITY AT FAIR TIME.

w
tla-

ORTHINOTON
Is

a

i

a
Clintonville and
It is

reached by

The Worthington,
a

Columbus

Street

Railway,

distance of 9 miles.
is

one of

the oldest towns in the State and

situated on the east
is
tine-,

hank of
embrac-

Olentangy River.

The surrounding country

ing picturesque scenery along the winding river.

APPROACHING WORTHINGTON.

A

carriage drive from Worthington

is

one of the most

inter-

esting in the State.

Take any
High Street"

cay of
01

The Columbus Railway marked
Park," which connect
line.

" North
at

"Olentangj

North

Columbus with

the

Worthington

PUBLIC PARK— WORTHINGTON.

OLENTANGY RIVER.

Passengers.

Vehicles.

Vehicles.

ENTRANCE TO UNION STATION.

City Buildings, Streets,
AND POINTS OF
INTEREST.

UNION

STATION.
In entering

® % ® ®

® ® ®
railroads, the
fine,

Columbus by the various
is

attention of

travelers

at

once attracted to the
at

commodious, modern Union Passenger Station, located

the
Rail-

High

Street Viaduct.

The

street cars of

The Columbus

way Company

pass over the viaduct immediately in front of the

station entrance.

HIGH STREET-BIRD'S EYE VIEW.

From
Parks,

here cars

may

be taken at frequent intervals for any

point in the city, including State Institutions, Hotels, Theatres,

Educational Buildings, Court House, Post-Office, Col-

leges, Hospitals

and

all

the principal houses and thoroughfares

of

Columbus.

By examining
point

the

map and

full directions inserted in this

Souvenir, the locality, direction and

way

of reaching

any desired

may

be easily understood and save time in getting about

the city.

COURT HOUSE.

COLUMBUS CLUB.

ST.

FRANCIS HOSPITAL.

VIEW ON BRYDEN ROAD.

VIEW ON EAST BROAD STREET.

POST-OFFICE AND CUSTOM HOUSE.

SPAHR BUILDING.

WYANDOTTE

BUILDING.

HIGH STREET-PASSING STATE HOUSE.

CONFEDERATE CEMETERY- CAMP CHASE.

FRANKLIN PARK.

SCHILLER MONUMENT-CITY PARK.

CITY PARK.

GOODALE PARK.

MAP OF OHIO
TH1-

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GREAT ADVANTAGES OF COLUMBUS
AS A RAILROA:
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MAP OF COLUMBUS,
:

OHIO,

ENTIRE STREET RAILWAY SYSTEM

THE COLUMBUS RAILWAY COMPANY
PREPARED UNDER
'

JULIAN GRIGGS, CITY ENGINE

DIRECTIONS AS GIVEN BY NUMBERS ON MAP.
TAKE
1.

OLENTANGY PABK

High and Schiller Street cars, North, marked "Olentangy Park."
...am cars
i

Central

High School

Board of Trade
Smith's Hotel.
r

ja" nmrnrrn

pabk

Spring or Front Street, East,

marked
High

'

Minerva Park."
Avenue
cars.

North Fourth Street

Ohio State University State Fair Grounds
Franklin County Children's

Fourth Street

cars, North. At Fair time, cars marked " Fair Grounds."

Street or Neil

North.

all

34.

Neil House The Stag Hotel State House

Home, North High School
8.

Long
High
>

Street

c

,

East.

A&"
'

Street

c

,

North.
North.
i

Third Street, opposite State House. High Schiller, Main, Neil, Oak, Livingst< North Fourth Street
State and State and State

Ohio Medical University,
Protestant Hospital

High stn6t

36.
Neil

Post-Office

and Custom \
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,

House,

Oak Oak

Street
Street

GoodalePark

North Fourth, High Street

Avenue

37. 38.
39.

Grand Opera House
City Hall
...

and Oak Street

The American Hotel
City Prison.

.] High,
1

Schiller, Main, Oak, Long Street cars, South.

Li

West Spring Street
13.
14. 15.

—8

minutes walk from

Ohio Penitentiary

Union Station Davidson House
Chittenden Hotel,
)

High Street. West Spring Street— 5 minutes walk from High Street. .Cars of all lines marked "Union Station." .Cars of all lines marked "Union Station."
(

40. 41.

Public School Library

Front Street cars, South. High, Schiller, Main, Livingstt Street cars, South.
(
1

42.
43.

Great Southern Hotel and
Theatre,

f

South
.

16.

High

Street Theatre,

Cars of all lines marked "Union Station," and Spring Street and Leonard Ave. cars.

44. 45.

Steel

Plant—Steel ton.

.

rs,

State Hospital for Insane
Institution for Feeblei
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South. West, marked

"Camp Chase.'
"Camp
Chase.'

The Normandie
United States Barracks Saint Anthony's Hospital.
.

Long
.

Street cars, East.
cars. East.

46.

Leonard Avenue

Hare Orphans

Home

Home

for the Aged Franklin Park

Long Street cai Long Street c rs, East. Long Street c rs, East. Long Street c State and Oak

St.

47. 48. 49. 50.
51

Minded, Greenlawn Cemetery Mt, Calvary Cemetery

West, marked

Mt

Carmel Hospital Convent of the Good

West, marked "Cemeteries.* West, marked "Cemeteries.' West. Any Broad Street
,

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Childrens' Hospital

East High School
Saint Vincent's

Shepherd, Toledo & Ohio Central R'y
Station,

Any Broad
1 f

Street

Orphan

„ , An y Broad
,

„. C( Street
Main

1

Asylum,
Institution for the Blind Institution for the Deaf

Main Main
State
|

Stret'

,

Columbus Club
63.
City Park.

.

Street cars, East.

and

East Broad Street. High. Schiller, Oak or Livingston Avenue High Street cars, South.
.

and Oak Street and Oak Street

ca
ca

54.

Columbus Driving Park
Capital University.

Starling Medical College,
St, Francis' Hospital,

Livingston Avenue cars, East; also Main Street cars East at time of Races.
East of

State

/

Alum Creek— Main

Street cars East.

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