Did you spend your Saturdays at the skating rink? Nice to know that our ancestors also enjoyed skating.
The Caddo Herald
January 19, 1900
A roller skating rink has been opened in the Pace building this week.
September 9, 1904
At the opera house quite a number of people assembled Wednesday night an enjoyed roller skating. The skating will be had nightly for an indefinite time. The management will preserve good order and the ladies are especially invited to attend.
January 17, 1913
Go to the skating rink for an hour’s entertainment. Good order all the time. The ladies are especially invited.
March 7, 1913
W.H. Glasscock has moved his skating rink to Durant where his son Walter will be in charge.
January 9, 1914
The new skating rink of W. H. Glasscock was completed this week. This is by far the best skating floor in this part of the country. The floor is of maple, redressed, and is laid so that there are no rough places. The building is 120x50 feet, well lighted and heated.
January 30, 1914
With one skating rink, two picture shows, any number of lodges and societies and revival services going on all the time, surely no one can claim that Caddo is a dull town. Take your choice and attend either or all.
February 6, 1914
A large crowd attended the skating rink Tuesday night. Besides the regular skaters there was an exhibition of trick skating by McCloskey, the skating wonder. After this, those who desired enjoyed a hop. The music was furnished by the Caddo Orchestra.