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9 edition of Savin Rock Amusement Park (CT) found in the catalog.

Savin Rock Amusement Park (CT)

by Edith Reynolds

  • 66 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Arcadia Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • CT,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - State & Local - New England,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Savin Rock (West Haven, Conn.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPostcard History Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7902132M
    ISBN 100738544760
    ISBN 109780738544762
    OCLC/WorldCa70258449

      Some Savin Rock Amusement Park History – – The park was established in the In carnival rides were added and the area was opened as White City amusement park. – It is said at its peak, “The Rock” had a midway a mile long with roller coasters and fun houses and all the rides. - Explore Jill Obrien's board "Savin Rock" on Pinterest. See more ideas about West haven, Rock, West haven connecticut pins.

    Thunderbolt was a wooden roller coaster which operated at Savin Rock Amusement Park in West Haven, Connecticut, from until when it was destroyed by a was rebuilt in modified form in and it continued to operate until When it was first built, it was purported to be the fastest roller coaster in the world. The groundwork for this transit system, as well as for the amusement park itself, was laid many years ago by an enterprising man named George Kelsey. Called “the father of Savin Rock” by Edith Reynolds in her book “Savin Rock Amusement Park,” Kelsey was a colonel with the 6th Regiment of the Connecticut Volunteers during the Civil War.

    Savin Rock Conference Center 6 Rock St. West Haven, Ct. Unfortunately, this neat center is no longer functioning as such. They maintain a gallery of photos from the old days of Savin Rock which in its hay day was a beachside amusement, hotel and restaurant area. They even had / TripAdvisor reviews.   Click to download ?book=Read Savin Rock Amusement Park (CT) (Postcard History Series) PDF Full.


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Savin Rock Amusement Park book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Savin Rock Amusement Park began to grow in the s when George /5(2). Savin Rock Amusement Park began to grow in the s when George Kelsey constructed a pier to extend ferry service between the opposite coastlines of New Haven Harbor.

This opened the door for further, more sophisticateddevelopment of amusement attractions that drew fun seeking patrons from throughout southern New : Edith Reynolds.

If you grew up around New Haven in the 's's chances are you went to the amusement park at Savin Rock. This great little book has a wonderful history of the place, from when it was just bathhouses on L.I.

Sound, to photos of the derelect /5(7). Many artifacts from the amusement park are preserved in the Savin Rock Museum and Learning Center in West Haven. In popular culture. In Eleanor Estes's children's novel Rufus M., the chapter "The Flying Horse Named Jimmy" takes place at a fictionalized version of the park during the World War I era.

Estes grew up in West Haven, which she called Cranbury in her novels. Called “the father of Savin Rock” by Edith Reynolds in her book “Savin Rock Amusement Park,” Kelsey was a colonel with the 6th Regiment of the Connecticut Volunteers during the Civil War.

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This opened the door for further, more sophisticated development of amusement attractions that drew fun seeking patrons from throughout southern New England.

The park thrived until. Savin Rock Amusement Park - Edith Reynolds - Google Books Savin Rock Amusement Park began to grow in the s when George Kelsey constructed.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Janu If you grew up around New Haven in the 's's chances are you went to the amusement park at Savin Rock. This great little book has a wonderful history of the place, from when it was just bathhouses on L.I.

Sound, to photos of /5. After nearly a century of being home to the Savin Rock Amusement Park, once a popular tourist destination, the site had seen better days. Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs: Publisher:. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Publisher: UPNE ISBN: Page: View:. Established in the s, Savin Rock Amusement Park was the Connecticut equivalent of Coney Island. The Harold Hahn Company/Wikimedia Commons Walking into this colorful destination was like entering another world.- Explore Frank Canna's board "Savin Rock Amusement Park" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Amusement park, West haven, Amusement pins. Savin Rock Amusement Park, nicknamed White City, was established in West Haven in the s.

You could take the ferry here, where a walk down a 1,foot pier would deliver you to a day of fun. The amusements at this place were literally endless.