Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colón, Vice President of Advancement & Communications
The German Methodist Camp-Meeting began gathering in Lakeside’s Central Park in 1875.Two years later, they moved their gatherings to the area of South Auditorium, then known as South Park. They began pitching their tents in this area and gathered for their meetings and worship services.
This is one of the earliest meetings and events that began taking place at South Auditorium. Do you know more of the history of South Auditorium?
Today, church camps, band camps and the Lakeside Antique Show are held in South Auditorium. Youth and children come and go as they participate in activities in this corridor of Lakeside Chautauqua.
Do you have any childhood memories of a time you spent in South Auditorium? What is your favorite event to attend there? Tell us in the comments below.