lights at that time, but they did by 1950. In 1953 they were taken down and sent south,
probably to Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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Draper Field was occasionally used
for events other than ball games.
baseball diamond before the one built in the late 1940s. It was about at the east
side of where the parking lot is now. John mentioned that they played soccer
there, also. DM
On Saltbox Hill there is about a 4 - 5- foot drop. Halfway up Saltbox there was a
cement watering trough. The milkmen from Mendon (Davenport and Beal) used
to water their horses there. John Cembruch, May 2013.