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Community Park / WWII P.O.W. Camp

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Address: 500 West College St, Princeton, TX 75407
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+1 972-736-2416

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Its a field

I was a bit disappointed. I had hoped for some cool display or set up, but it is a field. Now, they did put up a park area for baseball and bathrooms and parking. But when... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Jeremy E
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed. I had hoped for some cool display or set up, but it is a field. Now, they did put up a park area for baseball and bathrooms and parking. But when visiting an old POW camp historical site I kind of expected to see something historical .

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Usually quiet unless ball games are going on. Not really much to see as far as the old POW Camp goes but there are plans in place to change that. Nice spot for a BBQ or Picnic or to watch some games.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

This 88.5 acre park has a great deal of potential, but is grossly underutilized and the developed portion seems to be in a constant state of repair or maintainance considering the amount of investment put into it which I have been told was around $1M. Unfortunately, the entrance sign you see in the photo is about as "pertty" as it... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

I saw the sign for this as I was headed west on Hwy. 380. I had seen this sign before on previous trips and decided to explore. I followed 2 more signs that led me down some residential streets and finally to a park. There was a fork in the road and the sign for the POW Camp had an... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2013 via mobile

The park currently has a playground, several baseball fields, a small basketball court, camping sights, restrooms, grills, a covered pavilion and a concession stand. The city is in the process of adding a walking trail and a disc golf course. It's great if you're looking for somewhere free to hang out with the family.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 4 May 2012

The grounds are those that housed prisoners in World War II. I am aware that many not in that generation would not find this interesting, however to be at a site in the United States where these prisoners were held is quite interesting. There are no buildings remaining however there is a plaque, several acres of nice grounds and the... More 

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