Jan 31, 2024 - News

🏟 Charlotte's oldest stadium

Outside of American Legion Memorial Stadium

Former President Franklin Roosevelt traveled to Charlotte to dedicate the stadium in 1936. Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios

Before Bank of America Stadium, Spectrum Center or even the old Charlotte Coliseum, there was American Legion Memorial Stadium, Axios' Ashley Mahoney writes.

Why it matters: Charlotte's oldest stadium is a beloved piece of the city's history. It has seen everything from concerts to political rallies, plus festivals and sporting events.

What's happening: This year, two new professional sports teams will call Memorial Stadium home and share it with the Charlotte Independence minor league soccer team.

Read about the stadium's history


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