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Knoebels Grove

Knoebels Grove 391 Knoebels Boulevard Elysburg, Pennsylvania submitted by: “wendyvee” Pennsylvania is proud to be home to “America’s Largest Free Admission Park” (the Travel Channel recently named it one of America’s Top 10 Parks)! Knoebels Grove is a wonderful mix of old and new — and it’s fun for visitors of all ages. With free admission and a pay-per-ride system,...

Vintage Fantasy Island Brochure

Vintage Fantasy Island Brochure Grand Island, New York submitted by: “wendyvee” No, this isn’t from the island home of Mr. Roarke and his plucky sidekick, Tattoo I found this great 1966 Fantasy Island amusement park brochure in a local vintage shop (a great place that I will share with you in a future post). The graphic design is fun and I was curious about the Tarzan Zerbini feature; so...

The Remains of Williams Grove

Williams Grove Flea Market (formerly Williams Grove Amusement Park) 1550 Williams Grove Road Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania submitted by: “wendyvee” wendyvee says: Williams Grove Amusement Park closed in 2005 (87 or so years after the first rides were added to the picnic grove). About 3 years ago, the former grounds became the host of a weekly flea market. Even though I hadn’t been to the...

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