A Day for a Dollar | Rate Established for the Business Men's Excursion

Article talks about the cost for a trip to Olentangy Park for businessmen from Coshocton to travel to Olentangy Park - $1 is the equivalent to about $28 in today's money.

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A DAY FOR A DOLLAR Rate Established for the Business Men's Excursion. on We and may COLUMBUS HAS THE CALL Four Trains Will Be Provided to Carry People--The Date Has Been Set at July 19. The annual excursion of the business business men and people of Coshocton this year take place July 19. ful Olentangy park in Columbus is place, and the rate for the round will be SI with another rate of cents for children. All arrangements for the picnic have been made. The Pan Handle will provide four trains, and the will leave the local station at 7 followed at 7:10. 7:20 and 7:30 by otheis. A number of baggage cars will be provided permitting ample room toi lunch baskets This time no one need fear their lunch will the bottom ot a pile or baskets foi every caie will be taken to look this pail ot tho excuusion. Returning the lirst train vull leave Columbus Union station at 7-UQ o'clock and oider of the morning lor the others will be carried out. The faie is $1 1or the lound t which means that adults will be carried from Coshocton to Columbus return for that amount while the rate for children between six and twelve years will be 75 cents. will be sold on the train for the car trip trom Union station, including including admission to the park, for ten cents. Ample facilities for transporting transporting the crowd will be piovided one need fear a long wait. They accustomed to handling large crowds in Columbus and the Coshocton will be well cared for. The excursion is in the hands of public library, and the proceeds are Jor that worthy institution. The board of managers, Mrs. R. M. nees, J. W. Causing ham. W. A. baugh George M. Giay and J. 1-. Meek, have united w i t h the committee. Mis. 12. W. James. Mi.-,. C. Can. B. W o r t h Hi eke its Pomeiene, in asking the p u b l i give the p i c n i c then moral and financial s u p p o r t Thej reel confident it all the people who can afford it and who d e s i r e to see the sir eat s t a t e i n s t i as well as -spend a pleasant day in p a r k , w i l l pationiii! t h e library w i l l be benefited greatly Coshocton will .spend a pleasant day The city will as usual be closed that day. Business men will lend then every effort to make the picnic success, and the h u n d r e d s ot ol t h e public l i b r a r y w i m a i n d e r of the people in h good time. I b W

Clipped from Coshocton Daily Times19 Jun 1900, TuePage 1

Coshocton Daily Times (Coshocton, Ohio)19 Jun 1900, TuePage 1
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  • A Day for a Dollar | Rate Established for the Business Men's Excursion — Article talks about the cost for a trip to Olentangy Park for businessmen from Coshocton to travel to Olentangy Park - $1 is the equivalent to about $28 in today's money.

    hopemoore – 15 Mar 2013

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