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125-0102 Calfee Athletic Field

Calfee Athletic Field
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VLR Listing Date 09/13/2000

NRHP Listing Date 11/22/2000

NPS property number 00001432

Calfee Athletic Field, now the home of the Pulaski Rangers, a Texas Rangers minor league baseball team, has been a Pulaski County landmark since its construction in 1935. Although the Great Depression greatly affected Pulaski County, construction of the ballpark was made possible by a grant from the Works Progress Administration. The field has been used for various community events over the years, including high school football games, horse shows, and carnivals, but it is perhaps best remembered as the home of the Pulaski Counts, a minor league baseball team that began attracting large crowds soon after the park opened. With its medieval-styled, stone-fronted entranceway and steel-canopied grandstand, Calfee Field has retained its historic charm as a small-town ballpark.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated April 4, 2018