In , Louis Zistel Began Ferrying Passengers From Sandusky To The Cedar Point Peninsula S Beer Garden And Sandy Beaches In , The Grand Pavilion Was Built, Housing A Massive Theatre, Bowling Alley, Photographic Studio, And Kitchen, And Shortly Thereafter, The Resort S First Roller Coaster Was Installed George Boeckling Transformed The Resort Into A Self Sufficient City And Amusement Park, But The Park Suffered Badly In The S Economic Depression However, After Cedar Point Changed Hands Several Times In The S, It Became One Of America S Leading Amusement Parks Today, The Park Is Best Known As The World S Largest Amusement Park And The Roller Coaster Capital Of The World Good for looking at the past pre 70s There is nothing about new Cedar Point or how it transitioned to a gated, single price amusement park. Love these Arcadia Publishing books 128 page treasures of devotion to place, topic, etc at hand in that particular volume This one covers Cedar Point and Amusement Park in Sandusky, OH Great assortment of images highlighting the history, changes, and growth of the park over the years I worked there one summer in college 1972 and this brings back lots of good memories.Take a look at it you won t be disappointed This book describes a hundred years of the history of Cedar Point, a resort, vacation spot, and amusement park in the Midwest It starts with picnicking in the 1870s and goes up through the roller coasters and carousels of the 1960s, all amply illustrated with historical photos and described by the two knowledgeable authors It covers the wide variety of leisure activities popular at Cedar Point, some of the business history of the locale, transportation to and from Cedar Point by steamers and transportation within the amusement park by train This is a very interesting history of Cedar Point.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Cedar Point (Images of America: Ohio) book, this is one of the most wanted David W. Francis author readers around the world.
- 128 pages
- Cedar Point (Images of America: Ohio)
- David W. Francis
- 10 May 2017 David W. Francis