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GREAT OLD AMUSEMENT PARKS

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET

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Great Old Amusement Parks

Visit some old amusement parks with narrator Rick Sebak.

  • Airdate(s): 6/13/2019 - 9:00 - 10:00 PM 8/22/2016 - 9:00 - 10:00 PM 8/25/2016 - 9:00 - 10:00 PM
  • Original Broadcast: 7/21/1999
CC HD TVG

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Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many amusement parks where families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day. Celebrate these pre-Disney parks with visits to Playland in Rye, New York; Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana; and California’s Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, where vacationers can still reach for the brass ring on the merry-go-round. Rick Sebak narrates the special, which also checks out some old wooden roller coasters and other classic rides.

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