From Rufus Ward's recent Dispatch column: What is now commonly referred to as the Hitch Lot or Burns Bottom is the location of the earliest known industrial site in Columbus. The original United States Survey of 1823, which includes Columbus, calls Moore’s Creek the “Tan Yard Branch” and shows a farm or improved area south of the creek about where the park is being developed and north of Military Street (now Second Avenue ...more »
Barber was born in Columbus and called MLB plays for years for the Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers and the Reds.
well we have the river that runs near and we have the River walk..why not keep the name going?
Tan Bottom Park
or at least something simple. while I appreciate the history lesson, do we really need to give one to every kid and tourist who comes to the park and asks about the odd name.
COLUMBUS SPORTS COMPLEX, BY SGT KENNETH HARRIS
Celebrating our inability to agree amongst ourselves.
first choice; RIVERSIDE PARK...
or Riverwalk Park since it's near the Riverwalk.