#FlashbackFriday with the Historical Society: Croquet Game circa 1900

It’s time again for #FlashbackFriday with the Whitewater Historical Society!

Summer has always been a great time for games and other fun. Pictured here is a group of croquet players from around c.1900 located in front of a still-existing home on Esterly Avenue. Croquet became popular among many young Victorian ladies in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Over the course of the twentieth century, its popularity in the United States enjoyed several resurgences.

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