Polo Field

Title

Polo Field

Description

The polo field on the National Mall has been a popular site for polo matches since the early 1900s. During World War II members of the military, including General George S. Patton, used the field for intramural games. Today, the polo field and surrounding softball fields are used by local enthusiasts and maintained by the National Park Service.

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.

Coverage

Physical Description

10 acre field.

Location

On the National Mall grounds known as the "Lincoln Mall."

Description

The polo field on the National Mall has been a popular site for polo matches since the early 1900s. During World War II members of the military, including General George S. Patton, used the field for intramural games. Today, the polo field and surrounding softball fields are used by local enthusiasts and maintained by the National Park Service.

Coverage

1920-1949

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.