Scrapbook: Hometown Tourism
Published 10:59am Thursday, July 11, 2013
Albert Lea is a great community and always has been.
Shown here are snapshots of the city throughout the years.
- The diving tower on Fountain Lake at the swimming beach was a popular place, shown here in the 1940s.
Photos courtesy the Freeborn County Historical Museum
- The bandshell at Fountain Lake Park held many concerts. Here Albert Leans attend one in 1936.
- May Day is celebrated in Spring Lake Park (now Morin Park). In the background center is Synod Lutheran Church, to the left is First Baptist Church and on the far left is Albert Lea High School at its former location on Clark Street.
- The swimming beach on Fountain Lake is
popular in all decades, shown here in 1960.