Great Old Amusement Parks

 
  

Producer-narrator Rick Sebak mixes vintage stills and clips with new video for this tour of old-fashioned American amusement parks. Among them: Playland in Rye, N.Y., Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh, the Santa Cruz, Cal., boardwalk.

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ABOUT GREAT OLD AMUSEMENT PARKS




Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many amusement parks where families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day. Celebrate these pre-Disney parks with visits to Playland in Rye, New York; Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana; and California’s Santa Cruz Beach.

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