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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The original bandstand in Smith Park.
Originally, Mr. Smith, Menasha's benefactor, stipulated that there be a strict ban on "alcohol, circuses, gambling, sports, and dangerous machinery" at the park. Of course, this ban also included Sundays, except for religious activities and temperance meetings. The following text was culled from the Smith Park Walking Tour brochure: