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Zach -This must be the Meadow Brook of the 8 fields. It lists a location of Westbury. Do you know where it was located?
Here's a 1927 map with two arrows for you...the one on top is pointing at Old Westbury Gardens and the lower is the Meadowbrook Club.http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8068/8192237115_5e27e3e9e1_b.jpg
There were many more private fields in the vicinity than I was aware of.http://books.google.com/books?id=bA8m29zYOU4C&lpg=PA102&dq=charles%20mcdonald%20westbury&pg=PA103#v=onepage&q=charles%20mcdonald%20westbury&f=false
Thanks Zach! That is a clear map and there must be enough flat ground there. That book on polo is a great find, but I don't think that even this list of private fields is exhaustive. In the section on Ohio there was no mention of Julius Fleischmann's private field in Indian Hill. I used to take riding lessons there many years ago when it was a disused polo field.
Nice photos, one of my friend buy old photos of that polo ground from amazon.
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