Thomas Park in Muncie

Serving the Thomas Park/Avondale Neighborhood, Thomas Park is bounded by Memorial Dr. to the north, 15th St. to the south, Rochester Ave. to the east and residences to the west. There are two parking lots, one along Rochester Ave, and one off of 15th St. An official sized baseball diamond is maintained for the exclusive use of baseball leagues. Other facilities include a basketball court, tennis courts, playground equipment, a picnic shelter, picnic tables, and openspace for spontaneous play. Multiple large trees are scattered throughout the property. In the last five years, new playground equipment was installed in the larger of the two areas, east of the shelter. Around 40 trees were planted along the south western boundary of the park. 

Located at:

Corner of South Rochester Avenue & West 15th Street
Muncie, IN 47303

It is said that John Dillinger, the infamous bank robber passed through Muncie in July of 1933. He did not rob any banks here because he was afraid of a train hindering his getaway plan.

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Office of the Mayor
The Honorable Dennis Tyler

Muncie City Hall
Third Floor
300 N High Street
Muncie, IN 47305
(765) 747-4845
8am - 4pm (M-F)