Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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Athletic Fields in use at Field Day, 1914
Athletic Fields in use at Field Day, 1914

Located in the recessed ground where the Petty Building now stands, these fields were designed as the original playground area for the Curry Training, or Practice School. Sometimes called the practice fields or Curry Court, the fields were the site of early campus athletics and May Day celebrations.