Gallery: Field House memories
Jul. 29, 2013 @ 01:03 PM
The Veterans Memorial Field House, which was built in 1950, has been torn down to make way for Marshall University's new soccer stadium.
Though the building at 5th Avenue and 26th Street is gone, its memories live on.
We have dug into our photo archives for some shots of several popular music acts that performed there.
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Comedian Bob Hope greets children from the Cammack Children's Center after arriving at Tri-State Airport aboard his Piedmont flight for a benefit at Memorial Field House on Thursday, May 6, 1965. "The plane had to fly upside down all the way here from Cincinnati," he told the kids, "because I forgot my suspenders."