Ballard Park (Melbourne, Florida)
Ballard Park entrance
924 Thomas Barbour Drive|
|Area||10 acres (40,000 m2)|
|Operated by||City of Melbourne|
Ballard Park is a public park located at 924 Thomas Barbour Drive, Melbourne, Florida and is situated on the Indian River Lagoon and the Eau Gallie River. It contains diverse recreational facilities and amenities, including boat ramps, lighted tennis courts and a pavilion. The park also contains a memorial to naturalist and author Thomas Barbour, who frequented the shell mounds on the park grounds as a boy.
- City of Melbourne, Parks Division. “Community Parks: Ballard Park” Archived 2007-12-18 at the Wayback Machine., City of Melbourne, Florida website. Retrieved on February 06, 2008.
- Bowe Gardeners. A Tribute to Thomas Barbour (1884 - 1946) memorial dated 1976 located in Ballard Park, Melbourne, Florida.
- Waymer, Jim (April 2, 2013). "Life in the time of Ponce". Florida Today. Melbourne, Florida. pp. 1A, 3A.
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