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The sign near the north entrance stands above the 1986 stage. On the back of the stage is a mural, drawn by Janet Essley and art students, to honor Mike Schend, who spearheaded the stage project.

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From slopes to stage: a history of Jackson Park

The decades have matured Jackson Park. What began as a humble, hilly plot of grass and trees has become a truly impressive family gathering place, thanks to a continued effort from the community throughout the years.

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