Six Flags Great Adventure

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Arcadia Publishing, 2009 - History - 128 pages
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Built in 1974, Great Adventure was the larger-than-life dream of a larger-than-life personality, Warner LeRoy. The consummate showman, LeRoy had visions of a fantasy world of rides, shows, and animals in a beautiful and unspoiled woodland setting. In 1977, Great Adventure became a member of the Six Flags family of theme parks and has continued to grow ever since, with bigger and better attractions added each season. Six Flags Great Adventure revisits some of the parkas past attractions, like the Garden of Marvels, Big Balloon, and Super Teepee, and illustrates the parkas evolution into a state-of-the-art theme park enjoyed by a new generation of guests.

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User Review  - kurtgruninger - LibraryThing

This book was very interesting and accurate. I enjoyed seeing all the old pictures and reading history. I'd love to see the next book, soon! Read full review


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Harry Applegate and Thomas Benton are longtime fans of the park and have been season pass holders for more than 30 years, as well as former park employees. Together they launched the Web site, where they have amassed a large collection of historical photographs and information about Six Flags Great Adventure to share with millions of park fans.

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