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Coney Island - Cincinnati, OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member graylling
N 39° 03.343 W 084° 25.071
16S E 723433 N 4326133
Quick Description: Coney Island amusement park is off I-275 beside the Ohio River in Clermont County, OH
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2008 11:42:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM54XR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 17

Long Description:
Coney Island started out in 1867 when a farmer as asked to rent his field to a group of people from Cincinnati who wanted to hold a private party. The farmer realized that this could be much more profitable than farming and started renting the land regularly.

From a farmers field it has grown into a successful attraction despite a series of disasters over the years that threatened to close it permanently at one time or another.

Many of the classic rides have been rebuilt with more modern technology. It is still a favorite spot for picnickers with many pavilions available for rent. It also includes one of the largest outdoor pools in the area.

The park website has more information on it's history and attractions. (visit link)

Date Built: 05/01/1886

Open Dates: From: 5/24/2008 To: 8/1/2008

Open to the public?: yes

Main Attraction: the classic rides

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