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Coordinates: 28°07′19″N 80°37′31″W / 28.12207°N 80.62517°W / 28.12207; -80.62517

Ballard Park
Ballard Park entrance
Type Public park
Location 924 Thomas Barbour Drive
Melbourne, Florida
Size 10 acres (40,000 m2)[1]
Operated by City of Melbourne[1]
Status Open all year

Ballard Park is a public park located at 924 Thomas Barbour Drive, Melbourne, Florida and is situated on the Indian River Lagoon and the Eau Gallie River. It contains diverse recreational facilities and amenities, including boat ramps, lighted tennis courts and a pavilion.[1] The park also contains a memorial to naturalist and author Thomas Barbour, who frequented the shell mounds on the park grounds as a boy.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c City of Melbourne, Parks Division. “Community Parks: Ballard Park”, City of Melbourne, Florida website. Accessed February 06, 2008.
  2. ^ Bowe Gardeners. A Tribute to Thomas Barbour (1884 - 1946) memorial dated 1976 located in Ballard Park, Melbourne, Florida.

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