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Horticulture Building, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. Belle Isle Park, an island lying in the Detroit River, the playground of the people of Detorit, is one of the most beautiful parks in the county. It has many canals, a large Casino and Pavilion. It contains 758 acres and has over 20 miles of fine roadways. Among the features of the island are a fine Zoo, Aquarium, Conservatory, and Bathing Beach, also several splendid monuments. The island was purchased in 1879 and the City has expended over two and one quarter millions of dollars in developing it.

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Detroit (Michigan), Belle Isle Park (Detroit, Mich.), Botanical gardens

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