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Featured Historical Photos


Arcadia History Room Featured Historical Picture


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Balloon Maneuver

A maneuvering officer, on far right, leads about twenty-three men in readying a balloon to go aloft at the U.S. Army Balloon School at Ross Field (now Arcadia County Park) in Arcadia, 1917. Balloons were used for observation during World War I. The field is totally flat.

If you are interested in Arcadia’s rich history, visit either the Arcadia History Room located at the Arcadia Public Library or the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. The Arcadia History Room is shown by appointment only. Call 626-821-5569 for more information on the Library’s collection or 626-574-5440 for more information about the Museum’s collection.

If you are interested in Arcadia’s rich history, visit either the Arcadia History Room located at the Arcadia Public Library or the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. The Arcadia History Room is shown by appointment only. Call 626-821-5569 for more information on the Library’s collection or 626-574-5440 for more information about the Museum’s collection.

 

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Published: July 27, 2021