{Throwback Thursday} Blue River Footbridge in Swope Park circa 1910. #TBT #KCParks125In 1903 members of the Third Regiment of the Missouri National Guard began military exercises and shooting practices at Swope Park. Some of them had taken part in the recent Spanish-American War.In 1904, an area specifically chosen to become a “rifle range” was created where today’s Heart of America golf course is located. The Third Regiment built a bridge over the Blue River in Swope Park so that easier access could be made to the rifle range. #throwbackthursday #KCParks | KC Parks Instagram Photos

{Throwback Thursday} Blue River Footbridge in Swope Park circa 1910. #TBT #KCParks125In 1903 members of the Third Regiment of the Missouri National Guard began military exercises and shooting practices at Swope Park. Some of them had taken part in the recent Spanish-American War.In 1904, an area specifically chosen to become a “rifle range” was created where today’s Heart of America golf course is located. The Third Regiment built a bridge over the Blue River in Swope Park so that easier access could be made to the rifle range. #throwbackthursday #KCParks

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