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Resurrecting the Bowers Harbor Ballpark

Bowers Harbor Park | Jane Boursaw Photo, 2015

Back when I was a kid, people played ball at Bowers Harbor Park all the time. There was an informal game every Sunday (someone correct me if I’m wrong on the day), where people just came by and played ball.

And then it just disappeared for many years, until recently when a group of people raised money to build a real ball field — two, in fact. It’s so nice to go by the park and see kids playing ball again – just like the old days, only with better fields.

Thanks to the efforts of those folks and the Township Park Board for creating a welcoming park, Bowers Harbor Park is a great place to spend some time. I walk on the trail there all the time, and if you go by there any time of day, there’s usually something happening – walkers, ballplayers, soccer, events at the pavilions, and just kids having fun. It’s a good thing.

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  1. Thank you to all of the community members who donated time, energy and money to create these beautiful baseball fields for our community.


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