Loading

Board game:Jerome Park Steeplechase

McLoughlin Brothersca. 1885

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

The "Jerome Park Steeplechase" game, made by McLoughlin Brothers, is named for a famous horse race track at Jerome Park, now officially part of The Bronx. Jerome Park race track opened in 1866, and closed down in 1894 to make way for the Jerome Park Reservoir. For a few years the famous Belmont Stakes horse race ran at Jerome Park. Since the track closed in 1894, this game very likely dates from before that year. McLoughlin sought to capitalize on the famous racetrack's name.

Show lessRead more

Details

  • Title: Board game:Jerome Park Steeplechase
  • Creator: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Date Created: ca. 1885, ca. 1885
  • Location: New York, NY, New York, NY
  • Subject Keywords: horse, race, horse, race
  • Type: Board Games, Board Games
  • Medium: printed paper, cardboard
  • Object ID: 107.3648, 107.3648

Additional Items

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile