Irvine Park (Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin)

Irvine Park is a city park located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Founded in 1906 by William Irvine, it covers 318 acres (129 ha) including a zoo, started in 1909 as a bear pen,[1] and museum.[2]

Mr Irvine pronounced his name ER'vin and asked that there be no admission charge for the park and that his name be pronounced correctly. Most area residents, though, pronounce it ER'-vine.


External links

Official website

Coordinates: 44°57?13?N 91°24?02?W / 44.9535°N 91.4006°W / 44.9535; -91.4006

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