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    Conneaut Lake Park To Be Sold Off In Pieces

    by  • February 7, 2014 • History, Industry News

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    Sad news for one of America’s shrinking number of amusement parks. Conneaut Lake Park trustees were unable to raise the money to pay off back taxes. Now the park is set to be sold off in pieces. Home to the ‘Blue Streak’ coaster, recently refurbished and designated historic by American Coaster Enthusiasts, Conneaut Lake...

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    Early Color Film of The Three Stooges

    by  • January 31, 2013 • History, Movies

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    This color footage of The Three Stooges at the Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1938 is amazing. The film made by Vaudevillian George Mann of the comedy dance team, Barto and Mann. George Mann and his wife Barbara Bradford also appear in the film. Definitely comedy gold. Young stars of today could...

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    1939 World’s Fair Vintage Images

    by  • December 5, 2012 • History

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    Although the writing on this visual history blog post is in Cyrillic, these color photos are unmistakably the 1939 World’s Fair. The 1939–40 New York World’s Fair, was held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, NY. At 1,216 acres it was the second largest American world’s fair of all time. Only the St. Louis’s...

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