Memphis: Race Track in The Reivers (Location)

Location Key: 
Display Label: 
Race Track
Type: 
OutOfYoknapatawpha
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Context (text, as interpreted)
X: 
650
Y: 
625
Description: 

The "driving park" where Otis and Mr. Binford went to bet on a race is probably the Montgomery Park race track (108). Horse and harness racing on a one-mile oval track began there in 1852. In 1906, when the state legislature outlawed gambling, the track was closed down.

Role: 
Only Mentioned in Text
Status: 
Continuous

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