"Charms Which No Other Ground Possesses": Wildwood Park in Harrisburg's City Beautiful Movement
- Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies
- Penn State University Press
- Volume 87, Number 1, Winter 2020
- pp. 129-135
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Wildwood Park was the pinnacle of Harrisburg's park system during the City Beautiful movement in the early twentieth century. But as the movement declined, so did the park. Eventually, Wildwood bounced back, returning to its place as a site for recreation, nature, and beauty.