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Amusement Park Nostalgia
S.E. Pennsylvania's defunct parks.

Defunct Amusement Parks
Site that lists and documents out of business parks.

Florida's Lost Tourist Attractions
A site about lost Sunshine State attractions like Circus World, Pirate's World, etc.

Ken's Classic Coaster Postcards
More than 80 postcard images.

Leap-The-Dips Preservation Society
Organization dedicated to preserving the world's oldest standing roller coaster, the last known example of a side-friction figure eight roller coaster.

National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA)
Amusement park enthusiast organization. Site includes a good brief history of amusement parks.

Toledo's Forgotten Inventor
From the University of Toledo's "Toledo's Attic": the story of Alanson Wood, who was awarded the first patent for a circular roller coaster in 1884.

Sites About Individual Parks

Americana Amusement Park/LeSourdsville Lake
Carowinds: The Early Years
Coney Island History
The Euclid Beach Nuts (Euclid Beach Amusement Park)
Fantasy Farm Memorial
FPHDoug at the Highlands (Forest Park Highlands)
Freedomland, USA
Oceanview and Others
Olentangy Park (1893-1937)
Palisades Amusement Park Historical Society
Revere Beach History
San Francisco's Playland-at-the-Beach
Springlake Amusement Park
Venice, California History
The World of Sid & Marty Krofft
Yesterland (Disneyland)

See Also:

Bibliography: Disney Biography/Corporate
Bibliography: Disney Theme Parks
Bibliography: History/Analysis
Bibliography: Park Histories
Links: Carousel Museums
Links: Theme Parks, Waterparks, & Zoos

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