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'''Tonsler Park''' is located at the corner of Cherry Avenue and Ridge Street in Charlottesville's [[Fifeville]] neighborhood. It was created in 1946 to honor [[Benjamin Tonsler]], a prominent figure in the history of African American education<ref>"Charlottesville : Benjamin Tonsler." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 28 May 2010. <http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=410>.</ref>.  
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'''Tonsler Park''' is located at the corner of Cherry Avenue and Ridge Street in Charlottesville's [[Fifeville]] neighborhood. It was created in 1946 to honor [[Benjamin Tonsler]], a prominent figure in the history of African American education<ref>"Charlottesville : Benjamin Tonsler." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 28 May 2010. <http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=410>.</ref>. The park was expanded to its present size of 7.4 acres in 1978<ref>"Charlottesville : Tonsler Park." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 28 May 2010. <http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=406>.</ref>.
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The park features lighted tennis courts, a large playground and a recreation center. It is open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.  
  
  

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Tonsler Park is located at the corner of Cherry Avenue and Ridge Street in Charlottesville's Fifeville neighborhood. It was created in 1946 to honor Benjamin Tonsler, a prominent figure in the history of African American education[1]. The park was expanded to its present size of 7.4 acres in 1978[2].

The park features lighted tennis courts, a large playground and a recreation center. It is open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.


Notes

  1. "Charlottesville : Benjamin Tonsler." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 28 May 2010. <http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=410>.
  2. "Charlottesville : Tonsler Park." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 28 May 2010. <http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=406>.

External links

Tonsler Park on City website