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Saunders Park

1380 Atcheson St.
Columbus, OH 43203
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Park Hours:
7 a.m. - 11 p.m.  

Saunders is an (14.55 acre) open lot park that was originally named "Maryland Park." Maryland Park (and thus Saunders Park) opened in 1921. The Columbus Dispatch donated the funds to build the first public swimming pool here in 1929.This park was dedicated in 1989 to James Edward "Eddie" Saunders. Mr Saunders was a local, African-American, radio personality for 40 years. Mr. Saunders lived until he was 90 years old and passed on April 17, 1999.

  • Central  Location
  • Athletic Fields
  • Ball Diamonds
    • Lighted
  • Ball Diamonds
    • Non-Lighted
  • Basketball Court
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Swimming Pools